Joaquim Espuny Aguiló
Joaquim Espuny Aguiló (Tortosa, 1967) is currently developing his PhD in Society and Culture program from the Universitat de Barcelona (2016-2022). Master of Arts (MA) in Production and Cultural Communication from Universitat Ramon Llull (2016-2017), Master of Arts (MA) in Advanced Studies in Art History from the Universitat de Barcelona (2015-2016), PostGraduate Certificate (PgC) in Museum Management from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2014-2015) and Extraordinary Graduation Prize of Bachelor’s Degree (B) in Fine Arts from the Universitat de Barcelona (2011-2015).
Espuny received a national grant from the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (2018-2022). Its purpose seeks predoctoral research and acquisition of university teaching skills within higher education system. His thesis project is accompanied and supervised by Dr. Martí Peran Rafart. The research line focuses on the sphere of artistic practices in Catalunya collected by the publication Papers d’Art (1987-2008). Nowadays he is developing an analysis on the evolution of its contents and valuing the tuning of the collaborators of the publication with the thought of that moment and the dissident attitude against the mainstream artistic production.
He has completed ON MEDIATION/6, Training Seminar on Curatorial Theories and Practices (2018-2019), and he has also presented different communications related to his doctoral research in international courses and congresses coordinated by institutions such as Casa de Velázquez, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Aix-Marseille Université, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche and Universidad de Alicante.