Teobaldo Lagos Preller (Puerto Montt, Chile, 1978) is a writer based in Berlin and he works as a Ph.D. Associate Researcher at the Research Group “Art, Globalization, Interculturality” (Universitat de Barcelona). He holds an M.A: in Interdisciplinary Latin American Studies and a B.A. in Communication Sciences at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in Mexico City.
His doctoral thesis is about the relationship between art and the public sphere in Berlin after the fall of the Berlin Wall, focusing on the production of liminal spaces through art practices. He has collaborated with several collectives and individuals, the Freie Universität Berlin, the German Federal Foreign Office and the Jumex Foundation/Collection (Mexico).
Art and Research Interests
He’s available to supervise MFA Students on the canalization of their work, construction of narratives and discourses, integration of social and historical issues as well as difussion. The relationship. is writing practice is related to public space, collective memory and possible worlds, focusing in the cosmopolitan in the european context. Density, layers, space-time are the keywords. He has advised artists in Europe and the American continent on the formulation of concepts, difussion and collaborated with his writings in their projects. A particular interest is by now the relationship between artistic practice, knowledge production and public sphere. Examples of his works are found on anthologies and art catalogues, in which a close relationship between literary writing, journalism and research can be noticed.
Collaboration, Artistic Research, Public Sphere, Cosmopolitanism and the Contemporary. Journalism on and in relationship to artistic practice.