Julio García Murillo
Julio García Murillo is an art historian and curator based in Mexico City. His work focuses on the displacement between artistic and curatorial research, as well as in critical writing and exhibition projects through the exploration of recent historiography and contemporary practices. He holds a BA in Philosophy (ULSA) and a MA in Art History/Curatorial Studies (UNAM). He is member of Yacusis. Grupo de Estudios Sub-críticos and Museum of Modern Mars. Some of his recent curatorial projects include: El derecho ajeno | Das Recht des Anderen (Instituto Cultural de México en Austria, 2018; co-curator), Notas para una educación (económico-)sentimental (Museo Universitario del Chopo, 2017-2018), El retorno del realismo. Siqueiros y la neovanguardia (Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, 2017); as well as collective curatorial projects as: Melquiades Herrera. Reportaje plástico de un teorema cultural (MUAC, UNAM, 2018; with Los Yacusis. Grupo de Estudios Sub-críticos). Currently is Deputy Director of Public Programs at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo.
Photo by Jaime González