Helena Chávez

19 / Abr / 14

Helena Chávez (Mexico, 1979; lives in Mexico City). She is a researcher at the Instituto de Investgaciones Estéticas of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Méxco. She holds a PhD in Philosophy by UNAM with the thesis on the relation between politics and aesthetics. Has participated in lectures and residencies in Mexico, United Kingdom, Turkey, Argentina, Spain, Ecuador, South Afirca and Lebanon. She was curator in collaboration with Espectro Rojo (Mariana Botey and Cuauhtémoc Medina) of the exhibition Fetiches Críticos, residuos de la economía general at CA2M in Madrid in 2010 and Museo de la Ciudad in Mexico City in 2011; she was part of the curatorial team of Espectografías: Memorias e Historia at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo MuAC. Her most recent essays include Políticas de la aparición: estética y política, Apropósito de Cercanías, una lectura sobre la representación in 11 a 12, La constitución política del presente and The Revolution Will Not be Televised in Melanie Smith: Cuadrado Rojo, imposible rosa. From 2009 to 2013 she was academic curator at MuAC where she developed Campus Expandido’s program where currently she is advisor.

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