Graciela Kasep

Graciela Kasep (Boston, 1978) received a Master’s in Art History from UNAM’s Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, where she was the recipient of an Honorable Mention for her research project Giorgio de Chirico y la Fijación Imperecedera de la Memoria. Her approach to the museum field started in 2005 at the Carrillo Gil Art Museum, working in the promotion area and later on as a curator. She specializes in 20th century art and also in revision and analysis of current artistic expressions. Within the private sector, she was the director of the Nina Menocal Gallery in Mexico City. She has participated in reflection spaces revolving around the curatorial field, like the Lorenzo Bonaldi Curatorial Contest, GAMEC (Bergamo, Italy), and the “Beyond Global and Local: The Curator as Cultural Mediator” Congress at the Emerging Curatorship Congress from the same institution. As an independent curator, she has organized projects like Fabulario by Marco Castro at Casa del Lago Juan José Arreola, UNAM; Campo Expandido XIX y XX by Raymundo Sesma at Galería de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo Ángeles Espinosa Yglesias in Puebla; Pensar Espacio / Hacer Ciudad at the Metropolitan Gallery of the Metropolitan Autonomous University (UAM) in 2012. As Curatorial Coordinator, she has done projects such as the Arte Visual Iberoamericano exhibition as part of FONCA’s “Artist Residencies for Creators from Ibero-America in Mexico Program” at the Anahuacalli Diego Rivera Museum and the 6th International Textile Art Biennial from the World Textile Art Organization. She has also participated in selection processes directed towards emerging artists. She was a finalist at the 2012 Young Curators Open Call of the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. She has been part of the curatorial team of Mexico’s Museum of Modern Art since 2010, where she researches the museum’s collection and developing projects that link modernity with contemporary artists in Mexico City. She was associate director of Labor Gallery in Mexico City October 2014- March 2015. Now she works as independent curator and is Director of Kamera, an office for developing and managing art collections.

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