Martin Grossmann is Full Professor at the School of Communication and Arts of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Currently he is the Academic Coordinator of the Arts and Culture Chair of this university. Previously he was a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies of the University of Birmingham (2015/16).
He is the creator and coordinator of Fórum Permanente, a platform specialised in analysing and discussing the relationship between contemporary art and its spaces of social reception. From 2012 to 2016, Martin Grossmann was the director of the Institute of Advanced Studies at USP. Prior to this position, he was the director of Centro Cultural São Paulo from 2006 to 2010 and deputy director of USP’s Museum of Contemporary Art from 1998 to 2002. He holds a degree in Fine Arts from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP), a Master’s from USP’s School of Communication and Arts, and a PhD in Architecture from the University of Liverpool.