Xavier Acarín Wieland is a curator working at the intersection of performance, architecture, and art. His exhibitions and projects have been presented at Chez Bushwick, Elastic City, Le Petit Versailles, Parsons School of Design, 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, and the Mies van der Rohe Foundation and the Reial Cercle Artístic in the context of Loop Festival in Barcelona.
Xavier has written texts for exhibitions for Tecla Sala, P.A.D. Gallery, Galería Rosa Santos, Galería ADN, and Participant Inc. His articles, essays, and interviews have been published at El Periodico, 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 Museum Studies from New York University, a MA in Curatorial Studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and is a PhD Student in the Visual Culture Department at Goldsmiths, University of London. He has taught at Parsons School of Design and is now teaching in the MFA in Art Practice at the School of Visual Arts.