María Paola Malavasi Lachner
(Costa Rica, 1987)
ART & EDUCATION RESIDENCY - FELIPAMANUELA
BFA in Art History and Minor in Fashion, from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She is currently co-director in TEOR/ética, in charge of education projects. She is part of this institution since 2011 when she began the process of reviewing the institution’s archive. She also leads and facilitates the Alter Academia a non-formal school for artistic formation, since its beginning in 2016. Her curatorial and research work focuses on artistic production by young artists and mapping and examining the memory of institutional practices and arts education in the local context. Among her curatorial projects are Teramorfosis (2015), and Lo Escrito, Escrito Está (2016), both presented in TEOR/ética. She is currently co-curating with Miguel A. López a retrospective exhibition and a publication about Virginia Pérez-Ratton and her collaborators in Central America. This exhibition will be presented at the MUAC-UNAM, Mexico City, in June 2019. With Daniela Morales, she edits the annual digital magazine Buchaca, which aims to create criticism and research on TEOR/ética’s and its collaborators’ ways of doing. She has written for publications such as ArtNexus Latinoamérica and Terremoto and contributed texts for the books Ampliación del Campo de Batalla: Adrián Flores and Hacer camino, hacer aceras (Publicaciones 1390). She was part of the editing process of the books Virginia Pérez-Ratton: Travesía Por Un Estrecho Dudoso (TEOR/ética, 2012) and Del estrecho dudoso a un Caribe invisible: Apuntes sobre arte Centroamericano (Publicacions Universitat de Valencia, 2013).
More information about Lola Malavasi's projects here:
Program organized by FelipaManuela with the support of the Grants for independent spaces of contemporary creation 2018-2019 of the Madrid City Council.
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