Javier Rivero Ramos

Art and Archaeology (Fall 2021)

JAVIER RIVERO RAMOS is a doctoral candidate in art and archaeology studying modern and contemporary art. He is currently working on a dissertation on the emergence of postal art in Latin America circa 1960 - 1980. More specifically, his research explores the distribution of authorial agency that developed out of visual poetry and analog networking.

Javier edited the first monograph devoted to Raphael Montañez Ortiz, published by El Museo del Barrio in 2020, as well as a volume dedicated to Juan Downey in 2019. He has curated exhibitions on artists such as Juan Downey, Chopped Liver Press and worked in the curatorial departments of several museums and institutions both in the U.S. and Mexico. He is currently working on an exhibition devoted to Ulises Carrión.

Before coming to Princeton, he completed his M.A. at Hunter College and received his B.A. from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Javier has been the recipient of the Getty Library Research Grant, a Fulbright Scholarship, a FONCA/CONACYT Fellowship for studies abroad and the Beca Fundación Jumex.