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AUTHORS AND CURATORS

MARLOV BARRIOS

Marlov

(Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1980)

Artist and curator. Founder of the group La Torana and co-founder of the Taller Experimental de Gráfica de Guatemala (Experimental Print Workshop). He studied architecture in Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala  and printmaking in the Escuela de pintura, escultura y grabado, “La Esmeralda” in Mexico City. He is founder of La Ruleta, an alternative contemporary art soace. His works are parto of several private collections in Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, México, Nicaragua, República Dominicana, Spain and Taiwán.

MICHEL BLANCSUBÉ

Michel

(Vanves, France, 1958)

Contemporary art curator. Former curator at the Contemporary Art Museum of Marseilles, France (1996-2001). He left this possition to move to Mexico City and become the head registrar at the Fundación/Colección Jumex (2001-2012). During his time in this institutuin, he curated the exhibitions: "Esquiador en el fondo de un pozo" (2006),"Schweiz über alles" (2008), "In memoriam Albert Hofmann" (2008), "Les enfants terribles" (2009), and "Habitar el tiempo" (2014), among others.
    Some of his independent curatorial projects include "Yäq", La Planta, Guadalajara, 2007; "El norte del sur", Galería Baró Cruz, São Paulo, Brazil, 2008; "Carlos Amorales. Vivir por fuera de la casa de uno", Museo Amparo, Puebla, Mexico, 2010; "Mónica Espinosa. El peso del mundo", Galería Casas Riegner, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010; "antes/después", Caja Blanca, Mexico City, Mexico, 2011; "Juan Pablo Macías. Tiempo muerto. Economías del deseo", MUCA Roma, Mexico City, Mexico, 2012; "Mario de Vega 2003-2013", Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City, Mexico, 2013; "Manuel Rocha. Iturbide Zona Vacía", Galería Le Laboratoire, Mexico City, Mexico, 2014, and "Sobre Negro", Galería Marso y Torre de los Vientos, 2015.

CARLITO CARVALHOSA

(São Paulo, Brazil, 1961 - 2021)

Brazilian artist. He studied Architecture and Urbanism at the Universidade de Sao Paulo in Sérgio Fingermann’s workshop. In the 1980s, he was an active member of Grupo Casa 7. He earned a scholarship that sent him to Germany until 1992. He was part of several biennales, the most relevant Sao Paulo Art Biennale in 1985, Habana Art Biennale (editions 1986 and 2012), and Mercosul Biennale (editions 2001-2009). Some of his most relevant exhibitions include the Contemporary Art Museum of Sao Paulo and the Museum of Modern Art, New York, including his work in its permanent collection. He is considered one of the most relevant contemporary artists in Brazil.

Carlito

DYAN DEL RIVERO

(Mexico City, Mexico, 1980)

Mexican-American art historian. She has a BA in Art History and a MA in Film Studies, both from Centro de Cultura Casa Lamm and an MA in Contemporary  Art, Markets, and Management from CENTRO and in partnership with Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Her primary research has been on Latin American art for a series of projects at the Pérez Simón Collection. She also belonged to the research team of three national and international catalogs and was an assistant curator for the exhibitions. She has worked as a production assistant on independent contemporary art projects like Habitar no Autorizado by Casa Vecina, Kósmica by Laboratorio Arte Alameda, and the Arts Catalyst. She was gallery manager of Galería Casa Lamm for almost eight years, where she developed the emerging artists and project roaster for the gallery. She currently works as an independent art consultant.

Dyan

HÉCTOR ESPINOSA

Héctor

(Mexico City, Mexico, 1975)


Mexican artist. Hes studied visual arts at the Facultad de Arte y Diseño, UNAM, in Mexico City. He has exhibited his work in several solo and group shows in Mexico and the world. He earned a FONCA grant to participate in an art residency in The Banff Centre. He is a founding member of the Anomalía and Ethnic Project.

MARCELA GALUPPO

Marcela

(Rosario, Argentina, 1967)

Teacher and art critic. She has a BA in Fine Arts from Universidad Nacional de Rosari o and has participated of several PHD seminars at Universidad Nacional de Rosario (UNR), Argentina, Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina, and Thyssen Museum, Madrid, Spain. She worked as a teacher for public schools for about 30 years until her retirement. She also worked as a radio art critic for radio shows on Radio UNR, Radio Nacional, and Radio La Hormiga. She curates shows and writes for several exhibitions.

JORGE SALOMÃO

Salomao

 (Jequié, Brazil, 1946 - 2020)

Brazilian poet, composer, and theater director. He studied social science, philosophy, and theatre direction with Luiz Carlos Maciel. Some of his best known works; Mosaical (1996), O olho do tempo (1997), Campo da Amerika (1998), Sonoro (1999), Alguns poemas e + alguns (2016) e 7 en 1 (2020). He was a well-known theatre director in Salvador de Bahia until he moved to Rio de Janeiro, where his presence marked the cultural scene of the entire city. He worked several years for the “Navilouca” magazine and is considered a great cultural thinker and agitator.

YUNUÉN SARIEGO

(Mexico City, Mexico, 1982)

Mexican curator. She has a PH D in art studies from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, with her disertation on “Práctice and everyday objects in Mexican conemporary art”. She has a BA in philosophy from UNAM and an MA in Contemporary art history. From Universidad Autónoma de Madrid/Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.
  She currently looks agter the curatorial development of projects in the Colegio de San Ildefonso Museum. Her personal projects include, research and exhibition management for individual and group artists. Some of her curatorial projects include exhibitions for the Museo Nacional de la Estampa,  Centro Cultural España in México, Casa Talavera and Galería Casa Lamm. She has also taught curatorial practices at Escuela Nacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museografía Manuel del Castillo Negrete. Some of her publications can be found in INAH museum catalogs, U.A.C.M. magazine, Código Magazine, Relieve Contemporáneo and Arte al Día México.

Yunuén

HUMBERTO VÉLEZ

(Panama City, Panama, 1965)

Panamanian artist. He has a BA in law and political science from Universidad de Panamá. He received a scholarship fromFundación de Cine Latinoamericano to study at Escuela Internacional de Cine y televisión de San Antonio de Los Baños, Cuba that was founded by Gabriel García Márquez. He works as an artist, cultural manager, art instructor, and independent filmmaker. His most outstanding performances include those made for TATE Modern, London, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Art Gallery Ontario, Canada, and Cornerhouse, Manchester. In group shows, he has also participated in biennales such as Venice, La Habana, Shanghai, Montevideo, Ireland, Panama, and Liverpool. In 2011, he founded VISITING MINDS, an international fórum in Panama dedicated to art and education. He is working on a new educational project called “La escuelita” alongside Panamanian curator Adrienne Samos. The Art Gallery of York University published a bilingual book on his work called Humberto Vélez: Aesthetics of collaboration.

Humberto
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