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 his 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.


In addition to his own academic pursuits Krochmalny has been a key figure in the art education culture in Buenos Aires, as an artist and contributor of the Center for Artistic Research (CIA), which has groomed a large number of Argentina's most prominent artists to date.  


Krochmalny recieved his P.h.D in Social Sciences, his masters degree in Communication and Culture, and his bachelor 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. Krochmalny also had the honor of receiving a scholoship to complete his PhD studies at Columbia University in New York City, and Harvard University in Boston. 


Krochmalny's recent exhibitions include:


  • Bridegrooms stripped bare by their bachelorette Gallery 50 inc, New Jersey

  • Diarios del odio, Lo prometido es deuda,  Centro Cultural de la Memoria Haroldo Conti, Museo de la Memoria y de los derechos humanos, Buenos Aires Argentina, October 2019 to February 2020; Diarios del Odio, 

  • Proyecto Casamario en el Subte, April 11th to July 7th 2019, Montevideo Uruguay;

  • Hate in America, A selection of works by Syd Krochmalny curated by Alexandra Goldman at Senaspace, New York, September 13 - October 27, 2018;

  • Arte Bebo, show was curated by  Syd Krochmalny. It features artwork by 21 “cultural agents” from Centro de Investigaciones Artísticas (CIA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Gallery 50 inc, New Jersey, August 2018;

  • Assemblage #10 Engager le corps;

  • Julio artist-run space, Paris, France, February 24th to March 17th 2018; 

  • Useless Landscapes, Gallery 50 inc, 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;

  • The Origin of the World, ISA, Yokohama, Japan, 2014; Politics of Friendship and Confrontation, MoRUS, Museum of Urban Space, NYC, United States, 2014;

  • 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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