Xavier Acarín Wieland is a curator working at the intersection of performance, architecture, and art. His exhibitions and projects have been presented at The New School for Social Research, Elastic City, Chez Bushwick, The Hessel Museum, Peekskill Project 6, the Abrons Arts Center, ESTE Gallery, Knockdown Center and Unbag-Wendy's Subway in New York, La Ira de Dios/CheLA in Buenos Aires, HIAP Suomenlinna and Muu Kaapeli in Helsinki, Sant Andreu Contemporani and LOOP Festival in Barcelona.
Xavier has written texts for exhibitions at P.A.D. Gallery, Galería Rosa Santos, Galería ADN, and Participant Inc. His articles, essays, and interviews have been published at A-Desk (2008-present), Culturas-La Vanguardia, Esnorquel, Terremoto, and BRAC (University of Barcelona). He has participated as author of the books Experience Design (Bloomsbury, 2014), and Dear Helen (CCS Bard, 2014).
Xavier holds a MA in Curatorial Studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and is a PhD candidate in Advanced Practices at Goldsmiths, University of London. He has taught at Parsons School of Design and is currently teaching a course on Art and Pedagogy in the MFA in Art Practice at the School of Visual Arts.