CURATORIAL RESEARCH RESIDENCY - FELIPAMANUELA - ACCIÓN CULTURAL ESPAÑOLA
Graduated in Philosophy at Universidad Nacional de Colombia and Specialist in History and Theory of Modern and Contemporary Art at Universidad de los Andes. Ximena Gama has collaborated with different research projects around Latin American art in the United States and Colombia. During 2015 and 2016 she curated Espacio Odeón in Bogotá and in 2016 she co-curated the show Luis Roldán: Periplo, una retrospectiva, for Museo de Arte del Banco de la República, in Bogotá. During 2016 she worked as a curator at Centro Nacional de Memoria Histórica de Colombia, where she developed exhibitions such as Endulzar la palabra: Memorias indígenas para pervivir, presented at Museo Nacional de Colombia and Cuerpos que persisten, in the Claustro de San Agustín and Museo de Antioquia. In 2016, she was invited by Jeu de Paume Art Centre, Paris, to present the project Bordes de la cotidianidad: apuntes para otra historia del arte contemporáneo en Colombia. In 2015, she obtained a Travel Grant from the Getty Foundation to attend the annual CIMAM conference in Tokyo, Japan. She has also participated in several curatorial seminars organized by ICI (Independent Curatorial International). Gama writes frequently about art and culture in a number of catalogues and publications, and obtained a Mention of honor in the Premio Nacional de Critica granted by Ministerio de Cultura y Universidad de los Andes. She currently works as an independent curator and teaches at Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá.
Residency program organized by FelipaManuela with the support of Acción Cultural Española AC/E, thanks to its Grants of the Program for the Internationalization of Spanish Culture (PICE), in the Visitors mode. The program have also the collaboration of the Library of the Fine Arts Faculty, Universidad Complutense, Madrid and the R & D project La Incorporación de las Comunidades Artísticas Universitarias a las Narraciones de la Modernidad y del Presente (The Incorporation of University Artistic Communities to the Narratives of Modernity and the Present).
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