Ramon Parramon

Ramon Parramon

Artist, researcher and teacher. Assistant Director of EINA, Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona (UAB) (2019-). PhD and degree in Fine Arts. Director and founder of IDENSITAT (since 1999), a collective project from which he develops his research practice as an artist and cultural manager.  

Teaching 

He teaches on the University Master's Degree in Research in Art and Design (EINA-UAB) (2017), PERMEA Master's Degree in Mediation and Education through Art (UV-CMCV) (2018-) - of which he is a member of the faculty- and on the Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Barcelona (UB) (2018-). 

Professional activity

He has been artistic director of ACVic Centre d'Arts Contemporànies (2010-2018). He has been head of master's and postgraduate studies at Elisava (2000-2010), and co-director of the Master's Degree in Design, Art and Public Space Elisava-UPF (2000-2010). In 2005, he was curator of Madrid Abierto and from 2005 to 2010 he was a member of the advisory committee. He has been part of the curatorial team of Co-habitar at Fabra i Coats Centre d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (2016-2017). 

He has curated several exhibitions such as TRANSLOCACIONES, Observatorio de proyectos (Arts Santa Mònica, 2015, Barcelona), Artesanos, construcciones colectivas del espacio social (La Capella, 2013, Barcelona) Catalizadores (Arts Santa Mònica, 2010, Barcelona), Ciudades Intervenidas (La Capella, 2010, Barcelona), Apamar: Gráficas, Métricas y Políticas del Espacio (ACVIC, 2011). He has participated in and organised several seminars, workshops and debate forums on art and social space at national and international level.

Research

His research activities focus on the relationship between artistic practices and social space. On these themes and lines of research he has authored articles that have been published in different books and journals. 

He has directed specific projects in different places in Spain, but also in Mexico, Sao Paulo, Argentina and Chile. He has been coordinator of several European cultural cooperation projects: ARTIZEN - European Initiative for Art and Citizens (2015-2016); ECLECTIS. European Citizens' Laboratory for Empowerment CiTIes Shared (2013-2015); Sounds of our Cities (2019-2021), Who Cares (2020-2022); PAIC. Participatory Art for Invisible Community (2016-2018). 

Publications

He has edited or coordinated several publications such as Translocaciones. Experiencias temporales, prácticas artísticas y contextos locales (Roulotte:11, ACM, 2015) Mecanismos de Porosidad (EUMO Editorial / ACVIC, 2013); Catalizadores (Arts Santa Mònica / EUMO Editorial, 2010), Acciones Reversibles. Art, Education and Territory (EUMO Editorial / ACVIC, 2010); Local / Visitor. Arte y creación contemporánea en el espacio social (Idensitat, 2010); Arte, experiencias y territorios en proceso (Idensitat, 2008).