Xavier Acarín is a curator from Barcelona based in New York. He received his MA from the Center of Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Acarín’s projects have been presented at Chez Bushwick, Elastic City, The New School for Social Research, and Peekskill Project 6. He has been curator-in-residence at the Helsinki International Curatorial Programme. His writings have been published at A-Desk (2008-present), Culturas-La Vanguardia, Terremoto and BRAC (University of Barcelona) and he has participated as author of the books Designing Experience (Bloomsbury, 2014), and Dear Helen (CCS Bard, 2014). He is the 2016-17 Curator in Residence at the Abrons Arts Center. xaviacarin@gmail.com