Álvaro Rodríguez Fominaya
Guggenheim curator since 2011
Álvaro Rodríguez Fominaya joined the Guggenheim in 2011 as Curator, with primary responsibility for the exhibitions and collection of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Between 2008 and 2011, he served as Executive Director/Curator of Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong. During his term, he organized exhibitions such as This Is Hong Kong (touring to Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts-Taipei, LOOP Alternative Art Space-Seoul, Kunsthalle Wien-Vienna, and others), Shahzia Sikander: Authority As Approximation, Jompet: Third Realm, Acconci Studio + Ai Weiwei: A Collaborative Project, Surasi Kusolwong: Golden Fortune (Good News Is Coming), and Dan Perjovschi: Hong Kong First. Between 2002 and 2008, he served in successive positions at Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Spain, as Curator, Chief Curator, and Acting Director, where he organized monographic exhibitions by Paul Klee, Jean Tinguely, Niki de Saint Phalle, and Joseph Kosuth, as well as group shows such as Weather Report. Climate Change and Visual Arts; Scrabble: Video, Language and Abstraction; and ¡Viva La Muerte! Art and Death In Latin America.
In addition to his curatorial work, he has been consultant lecturer at the Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Singapore, part-time lecturer at City University of Hong Kong's School of Creative Media, and program leader of the Para/Site Art Space-Hong Kong Jockey Club Curatorial Training Program, and has contributed to multiple international art publications. He completed the Postgraduate Program in Curatorial Studies at Fundación “la Caixa” in Barcelona.
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