The Power Plant

Patrick Charpenel

Tue Mar 24 2015

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

FREE Members, $15 Non-Members
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Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre

Patrick Charpenel was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, and lives and works in Mexico City. A philosopher by training, Charpenel has worked intensively as a curator and collector, highlighting the paradoxes and ambiguities of the contemporary world. Charpenel has curated numerous exhibitions including Franz West Elefante Blanco, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City (2009) and the retrospective Gabriel Orozco, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City (2006). He was a guest curator for the 2009 and 2010 Art Public section at Art Basel Miami Beach and was invited to curate the 2010 Summer International Artist-in-Residence 10.2, Artpace, San Antonio, Texas. Since 2005 he has been the curator and coordinator of the Botanical Garden art project in Culiacán, Mexico. Currently, he is the Director of Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo in Mexico City.

Charpenel will discuss his large-scale curatorial project at the Botanical Garden in Culiacán, as well as his work at Fundación Jumex.

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