Name: Pedro De Llano
Place of Birth: Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Year of Birth: 1977
Areas of Work: Curation, Criticism
Pedro de Llano received his phd in art history (2009) from the university of Santiago de Compostela, for an investigation dedicated to Clement Greenberg´s criticism and developed at the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles. He participates in other research projects at the same university, and teaches in its master in contemporary art since 2007. From 2010 he is also collaborating with Oporto´s fine arts school MFA (Portugal).
He coedited the book En tiempo real: El arte mientras tiene lugar (Real time: Art as it Takes Place, Fundación Luis Seoane, A Coruña, 2001), and was editor of the volume Wrong Site: Arte y globalización (Wrong Site. Art and Globalization, Fundación Luis Seoane, 2008). He has contributed to art magazines -Exit Express (Madrid), and Afterall Online (London)- and newspapers as La Vanguardia (Barcelona).
He has published texts about artists such as Tino Sehgal (Museu Serralves, Oporto, 2005), Fernando José Pereira (Anamnese, Oporto, 2005), Hans Schabus (A cidade interpretada, 2006), John Knight (Afterall Online, 2008), Sergio Prego (Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, 2009), Maria Eichhorn (Inaesthetik, 2009), and Stephen Prina (Afterall Online, 2009).
He curated the exhibitions The Museum as Medium, in collaboration with Pablo Fanego, at MARCO, Vigo (Summer, 2008), and Koldo Mitxelena, San Sebastián (Autumn, 2008); and In Search of the Miraculous: Thirty Years Later, focused on Bas Jan Ader´s posthumous project, at the Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), in Santiago de Compostela (Summer, 2010).
He is preparing a tour for the In Search of the Miraculous: Thirty Years Later exhibition and a book about this project that will be published in the end of 2011.