Syd Krochmalny is an artist and writer interested in the avant-garde and experimental art tradition that focuses on the relationship between art, philosophy and civic engagement. His contribution to the global culture lies in the deep and original combination of Contemporary Art, Literature and Academic Achievements. His complete body of work contains the articulation of experimental art procedures for the production of knowledge. He is a key artist and contributor at the Center for Artistic Research (CIA) in Buenos Aires. P.h.D in Social Sciences, MA in Communication and Culture and BA in Sociology at University of Buenos Aires. He was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship by the Argentinian Research Council CONICET at the Institute of the Theory and History of Art Julio Payró in the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts at the University of Buenos Aires, and also a professor and researcher at Gino Germani Institute, at the Faculty of Social Sciences. His recent exhibitions include Useless Landscapes, Gallery 50, New Jersey; Guiñadas Gráciles: Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Video Art, organized by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard (October 23, 2017 to April 10, 2018) and curated by Joaquin Terrones, Preceptor in Expository Writing at the Harvard College Writing Program and Lecturer in Literature and Women's and Gender Studies at MIT; VIA VIVA, Los Angeles, Curated by Alina Perkins, September 2017;  Journals of Hate, installation, Universidad General Sarmiento, 2017, El Gran Vidrio, Córdoba, 2017,  Parque de la Memoria, Buenos Aires (2016), Argentina and Centro de Experimentación Contemporánea, Rosario, Argentina, 2016;  Blanchot in Buenos Aires (or The Writing to Come), Biblioteca Nacional de Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2015; The Naked Soul at Old Calton Cemetery, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2013; and The Origin of the World, ISA, Yokohama, Japan, 2014; Politics of Friendship and Confrontation, MoRUS, Museum of Urban Space, NYC, United States, 2014; and The Origin of the World at the University of Stirling, United Kingdom, 2013; El Sur no va a Estar Arriba, va a Ser Todo Sur, Oslo University, Oslo, Norway, 2011; among others. Journals of Hate (Theatrical performance) by Roberto Jacoby and Silvio Lang performed in Universidad General Sarmiento, Centro Cultural Paco Urando, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Sala Caras y Caretas, Centro Cultural Haroldo Conti, during 2017. Krochmalny was a visiting scholar at Columbia University, NYC, United States in the Department of Latin American and Iberian Studies (2014). He is a professor in both the Master and Ph.D. programs in Argentina and Latin America. His book Journals of Hate in collaboration with Roberto Jacoby was published by n direcciones, Weak by Pánico el Pánico, and edited and introduced in collaboration with Marina Mariasch, Dreams by Gino Germani in Idilio Magazine with photomontages by Grete Stern, Caja Negra, 2017.

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