Xavier Acarín Wieland is a curator working at the intersection of performance, architecture, and art. His projects have addressed issues related to object performativity, material culture, precarity and globalization, architecture history, and radical thought. His exhibitions and projects have been presented at The New School for Social Research, Elastic City, Chez Bushwick, The Hessel Museum-CCS Bard, 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.
He 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 Designing Experience (Bloomsbury, 2014), and Dear Helen (CCS Bard, 2014). He is currently teaching at Parsons School of Design and at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.