Martí Peran is a faculty member at the Art School, University of Barcelona. Critic and curator, he has collaborated in many contemporary art books (Teorias del arte, 1991; Sobre la crítica de arte, 1996; Naturalezas, 2000; Interferences, 2002; Chimbote Project, 2004...) and catalogues. He is a regular collaborator in newspapers (“El Pais”) and art magazines “Exitexpress”. Member of the editorial board of “Transversal” (1996-2002), he has taught workshops on art criticism at MACBA, Universitat de Girona, and Fundación Luis Seoane. He has also directed the international encounters “Present Continuous” (2001-2002, with Rirkrit Tiravanija, Santiago Sierra, Fabrice Hybert, Gustavo Artigas), and curated several historical and contemporary art exhibitions, such as “Event architecture “ (EACC, Castellón,2002) , “Stand by. Listos para actuar” (Laboratorio Alameda, México, DF,2003), “See how they move. 4 ideas about mobility”. (Fundación Telefónica. Madrid, 2005) and “CORNER” (Cajamadrid, Barcelona 2004-05). He is the director of the international exchange programe “Roundabout” between Barcelona and other cities. Actually he is working in a project exhibition “GlassKultur. What happened to transparency?” (Koldo Mitxelena,San Sebastián; and La Panera, LLeida). Presently, he is also working on the “Ocassional cities” project, an archive about ephemeral cities around the world that will be shown at CCCB in 2007.