Gabriela Salgado

Gabriela Salgado, curadora con un posgrado en Curatoría de Arte Contemporáneo del Royal College of Art. Entre 1990 y 1995 dirigió la fundación Llorens Artigas enBarcelona y fue curadora de la colección de arte latinoamericano de la Universidad deEssex desde 1999 hasta el 2005. Salgado, como curadora freelance en el Reino Unidoy en Latinoamérica desde 1999, ha sido miembro de La Pocha Nostra, un grupo deSan Francisco que realiza performances, colaborando con el director artístico GuillermoGómez Peña. Ha sido responsable de una gran número de exhibiciones incluyendo aLeón Ferrari: La Arquitectura de la Locura (2002); Arena México (2004); La OctavaRegión (2006); Open House (2006); 2da Thessaloniki Biennale, Grecia, (2009) y haorganizado simposios, performances y talleres. Participa habitualmente en conferenciasy eventos en Argentina, México, Cuba, Brasil, Colombia, España y el Reino Unido. Desdeel 2006 es curadora de Programas Públicos en Tate Modern, donde dirige el programa deactividades educativas incluyendo simposios, conferencias, proyectos de artistas, cursosy talleres para adultos. Escribe también artículos y ensayos para publicaciones de arte enLatinoamérica y el Reino Unido.

Born in Argentina, Gabriela Salgado is based in London. She has a postgraduate degree in curating contemporary art from the Royal College of Art and has been responsible for international art events and exhibitions since 1990.
She directed the Fundacio Llorens Artigas in Barcelona (1990-1995); and was curator of the University of Essex Collection of Latin American Art -UECLAA from 1999 to 2005. Working as a freelance curator in the UK and Latin America since 1999, she has been a member of the San Francisco performance group La Pocha Nostra, collaborating with artistic director Guillermo Gomez-Pena as a curator, writer and artist. She has been responsible for a large number of exhibitions including Leon Ferrari: The Architecture of Madness (2002); Arena Mexico (2004); La Octava Región (2006); Open House (2006), Thessaloniki Biennale 2 (2009) and organised symposia, performance programmes and workshops. She regularly lectures, having participated in events in Argentina, Mexico, Cuba, Brazil, Colombia, Spain and the UK.
In 2006 she was appointed curator of Public Programmes at Tate Modern where she devises a programme of educational activities including symposia and conferences, artists’ projects, courses and workshops for adults. She writes articles and essays for art publications in Latin America and the UK.

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