MAX JORGE HINDERER CRUZ is a Bolivian-German writer, curator and philosopher. He is Artistic Director and Speaker of the Academy of the Arts of the World (Akademie der Künste der Welt, ADKDW) in Cologne, Germany. From March 2019 to June 2020 he was Director of the National Museum of Art (MNA) in La Paz, Bolivia. His texts and cultural criticism have been published in Spanish, German, English, Portuguese and French, in various formats in books, catalogues, magazines and international newspapers in Europe, Africa, the USA and Latin America. Hinderer Cruz regularly publishes essays in the Bolivian newspaper La Razón. Most recently, he published the book LA DEUDA CON LA BELLEZA. Textos 2019-2021 (PCP Programa Cultura Política, La Paz, 2022). Together with Elvira Dyangani Ose and Kader Attia, he will be directing MACBA’s Independent Studies Program (PEI) in Barcelona, Spain, in its 2023-24 edition.