Glòria Guirao Soro


Glòria GuiraoSoro is a PhD candidate in Sociology, in collaboration between the Université Paris 8 and the Universitat de Barcelona, under the supervision of Alain Quemin and Arturo Rodríguez Morató. She has a degree in Art History and a Master's Degree in Advanced Studies in Art History from the Universitat de Barcelona. Her academic career includes stays at the Center for Human and Social Sciences of the CSIC in Madrid, the Université Paris IV-Sorbonne, the Bauhaus Akademie in Weimar, the Freie Universität and the Centre Marc Bloch in Berlin. She is currently a member of the CRESPPA-Labtop and the Réseau Migrations.
Her doctoral thesis studies intra-EU migrations of Spanish visual arts professionals since 1986. Working within the framework of a sociology of the artistic professions that integrates the spatial dimension, this research tries to analyze the migratory trajectories of these professionals, their inscription in precise destinations and the set of social, economic and symbolic factors that influence their decisions, as well as the result of the migration project and national and international artistic consecration.
Previously and in parallel with her doctoral research work, Glòria Guirao Soro has collaborated in numerous projects and artistic institutions in Spain (CA2M, Artium Vitoria, MACBA, MAS Santander, among others), Germany (KH Bremen, GAK) and France (Jeu de Paume) as a curator and coordinator of contemporary art exhibitions, as a production assistant and as an art critic and editor.