Helena Chávez Mac Gregor

Helena Chávez Mac Gregor (Mexico City, 1979) Lives and works in Mexico City, Mexico. She has a PhD in Philosophy from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM, (National Autonomous University of Mexico) with a research on the relationship between Aesthetics and Politics. She did a MA at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (Autonomous University of Barcelona) on Aesthetics and Contemporary Art Theory.

She curate in collaboration with Cuauhtémoc Medina and Mariana Botey the exhibition “Critical Fetishes, Residues of General Economy” at the CA2M in Madrid (2010) and Museo de la Ciudad de México (2011), she also co-curated the exhibition “Spectographies, Memories and History” at the MUAC (2010) and did advise work at the Mexican Pavilion at the 53rd International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venecia, 2009 with the exhibition of Teresa Margolles What Else Could We Talk About? Curate by Cuauhtémoc Medina.

Helena is currently the Academic Curator of the MUAC, University Museum of Contemporary Art in Mexico City where she have develop the project Extended Campus a Critical Theory research program.

Among her recent publication are: “A props of Cercanias, A Reading on Representation” (11 to 21 The Political Constitution of the Present, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, March-June 2011, Issue 1) and “The Revolution Will Not be Televised”, Melanie Smith: Red Square, Impossible Pink, (Mexican Pavilion of the 54 Venice Biennale, INBA- TURNER, Madrid, May, 2011.)

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