Josefa Ortega

Josefa Ortega holds a master’s degree in Art History and a bachelor’s degree in Social Communication. She has been interested in art as a factor of social transformation, through curatorial exercises like Vertigo of Abundance (Casa del Lago, 2013), Presumed Guilty and Broken Animal (Museo de Arte Moderno, Ciudad de México, 2009). She has also been involved in accompaning the production process of different artists, such as the process she has in inSite/Casa Gallina, where she works since 2012 as curator. She has also done a similar curatorial process with Perla Krauze for the exhibition Perla Krauze Materia Lítica. Memory/Process/Acumulations (Museo Amparo, 2017) and for collective shows such as Tlaxotlali: Alternance of Cycles (Casa del Lago, 2017) and Delirios urbanos (El cuarto de Máquinas, 2017). Her texts have been published in magazines such as Regeneration, ArtNexus, and Código. She has given courses in institutions such as the National School of Conservation and Restoration and Museology, (ENCRyM) Arts Center San Agustin Etla and Autonomous University of Mexico City (UNAM). In this university she has been working as a curatorial advisor for the students of the master program of curatorial studies (2016-2018). In this moment she forms part of the Comitee of Visual Arts of Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (2018-2020).


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