Independent art critic, curator, historian and writer based in Havana and Madrid. He is Chief Curator for the 4th San Juan Poly/Graphic Triennial; advisor to the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam; MUAC, Mexico City; Art in General, New York, and other international art centers.
He was a co-founder of the Havana Biennial and Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. Artistic Director for PHotoSpain 2011, 2012 and 2013 in Madrid, he recently curated the exhibitions Lost in Landscape for Mart, Italy, and Artificial Amsterdam for de Appel, Amsterdam.
Author of numerous texts and books on contemporary art and art theory, a volume gathering some of his theoretical essays has just appeared in Chinese in Beijing. He is a member of the advisory board of several art journals, including Art Nexus (Bogota), Calabar, and Nka (New York). Mosquera has lectured extensively in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America. He received the Guggenheim Fellowship in 1990.
24 October 2015 - 27 February 2016
Title: Displaced Images / Images in Space
Chief curator: Gerardo Mosquera
54 artists and groups
from Puerto Rico, Latin America and the
Caribbean, and Latino artists in the USA
Institute of Puerto Rican Culture (ICP)
coordinated by its Fine Arts Program