Bárbara Perea

Bárbara Perea (Mexico City, 1974) is an independent media and sound art curator and writer. Former director at MUCA Roma in Mexico City (University Museum of Science and Art), a satellite art space sponsored by Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). She was Artistic Co-Director of the large-scale, multi-venue contemporary art event Plataforma Puebla 2006, and Co-Curator of the Mexican Pavilion at the 52 Venice Biennial, which hosted a solo show by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. She has published over 50 reviews and essays in print and online publications, and participated in specialist forums and symposia in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Spain and Japan. She has been on the selection committee for FAIR PLAY Video Festival, Berlin, the nomination committee for the Rockefeller-Tribeca Media Fellowships (2008) as well as the Fulbright-García Robles Grant evaluation committee. In 2011, she coordinated the curatorial team for the International Electronic Art and Video Festival TRANSITIO_MX 4. In 2012, she was selected to be the inaugural resident for the Casa Chuck residency, in San Antonio, TX, and was awarded the Residency of the Americas at Fonderie Darling, Montréal, for 2014. She was on the curatorial team for TX 13, the Texas Biennial (2013), and in 2015 she was part of the curatorial team for ‘The Future is Unwritten’, an emerging Mexican art collection commissioned by the Luciano Benetton Foundation (Fondazione Cini, Venice).


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