Pablo Helguera

A group of 20 people stand in a courtyard in front of a pop-up yellow tent-like structure in the shape of a traditional one-room schoolhouse.

The School of Panamerican Unrest, Pablo Helguera, 2006.

Pablo Helguera (Mexico City, 1971) is a New York based artist working with installation, sculpture, photography, drawing, socially engaged art and performance. His work focuses in a variety of topics ranging from history, pedagogy, sociolinguistics, ethnography, memory and the absurd, in formats that are widely varied including the lecture, museum display strategies, musical performances and written fiction. His work as an educator intersects with his interests as an artist, and integrates issues of interpretation, dialogue, and the role of contemporary culture in a global reality. Since 2007, he is Director of Adult and Academic programs at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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