European Ph.d. in Art History and Master in Philosophy and Social Sciences. His research focuses on the crossings between art, activism and politics in Argentina, Chile and Spain from the sixties to the present.
He was part of the curatorial team of the exhibition “Losing the Human Form. A seismic image of the 1980s in Latin America”, opened at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in october 2012, which catalogue he co-edited. He has worked as an art critic in various media and is the author of numerous essays published in journals and edited books, as well as books written individually or collectively. He is a member of the Southern Conceptualisms Network, a research platform dealing with artistic-political practices that have surged in Latin America since the sixties. He is currently a postdoctoral researcher (Ayuda Formación Posdoctoral MICINN 2013) in the Department of Art History III of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. He also integrates the research groups “Critical Visualities: the rewriting of the narratives through images” (HAR2013-43016-P, España) and “Putting the body: new relations between art, body and politics between 1976-1990” (PICT-2012 – 2626, Argentina).
G. Carnevale, M. Expósito, A. Mesquita y J. Vindel, Desinventario: esquirlas de Tucumán Arde en el Archivo Graciela Carnevale. Santiago de Chile, Ocholibros, 2015.
J. Vindel, Transparente opacidad. Arte conceptual en los límites del lenguaje y la política. Madrid, Brumaria, 2015.
J. Vindel, La vida por asalto: arte, política e historia en Argentina entre 1965 y 2001. Madrid, Brumaria, 2014.
J. Carrillo y J. Vindel (eds.), Desacuerdos. Crítica, 8, Barcelona, MACBA, 2014.
J. Vindel, “La imagen de las cosas: cuerpo y objeto ante la crisis de consumo”, en: A. Fernández Polanco (ed.), Pensar la imagen/ pensar con las imágenes. Salamanca, Delirio, 2014.