JOSE ANTONIO NAVARRETE
He is a critic, researcher and independent curator of culture and visual arts.He has worked intensely as a curator in Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States. He has contributed texts to numerous magazines, catalogues, academic publications, and newspapers. Among his several books he has published Fotografiando en América Latina. Ensayos de crítica histórica, Fundación para la Cultura Urbana, Venezuela, 2009.Recently, he delivered a series of conferences, Modernism Rises. Modern Art and Architecture in Cuba: the Origins, 1920’s-1930’s, at 801 Projects, Miami, Florida. He is the curator of Art Media Gallery in Miami, Florida, which focus in contemporary art, photography and video.Currently, he is curating the Uruguayan photography and video exhibition in the Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales in Montevideo, Uruguay, organized by the Center of Photography of Montevideo,Uruguay.He is investigating with a team of researchers the theme Redes intelectuales. Arte y Política en América Latina, within the program “Connecting Art Histories” of the JP Getty Foundation, USA, 2012-2013. His project focus onto the net and connections of artists and intellectuals of Latin America and France during the 1920’s of the twenty century.