Young Curators Residency Programme
Since 2020, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo promotes the Young Curators Residency Programme Madrid. The project aims to support emerging curatorial practice while spreading knowledge of the Spanish art scene on an international level. The YCRP Madrid stems from the experience of the Young Curators Residency Programme Torino, that takes place every year in Italy since 2007.
Participants to the Young Curators Residency Programme are selected by an international jury following an interview with each candidate, based on a motivational letter, curriculum vitae, portfolio of previously realised projects, published or recently edited texts. The biographies listed in this page are updated to the year in which the jurors took part in the selection process.
Lucía Casani (Madrid, 1978) graduated in Audiovisual Communication from the UCM. Between 1997 and 2001, she has participated in numerous film and advertising shoots within the management department. In 2002 Casani joined the culture team of the newly founded La Casa Encendida to launch the audiovisual area, which she coordinated between 2002 and 2009. Since 2014 she is the director of La Casa Encendida.
Elvira Dyangani Ose is Director of the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona. Previously, she was Director and Chief Curator of The Showroom in London, as well as Lecturer in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, and a member of the Thought Council, Fondazione Prada. She has previously been Curator of the Göteborg International Biennial of Contemporary Art; Curator of International Art at Tate Modern, London; Artistic Director of Rencontres Picha – Lubumbashi Biennial, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Curator of Contemporary Art at the Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Seville; Senior Curator at Creative Time in New York; and Curator of Contemporary Art at the Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM) in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria.
Tania Pardo is vice–director at the 2 de Mayo Centre of Art (CA2M) and is also a member of the advisory board of the Museum of Fine Arts in Santander. Previously, she has been exhibition manager at La Casa Encendida (2015-2019), curator in the Museum of Contemporary Art in Castilla y León (MUSAC) and project manager at the Santander Foundation 2016 (2009-2010)
Art historian, professor and curator, Pérez Rubio co-curated (with Maria Berios, Lisette Lagnado and Renata Cervetto) the 11th Berlin Biennale (2020). Previously, he was curator of the Chilean Pavilion, 58th Venice Biennale (2019), and artistic director of the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA) (2014–2018), where he developed a socio-political programme dedicated to female Latin American artists like Teresa Burga, Mirtha Dermisache, Claudia Andujar, Anne Marie Heinrich or Alicia Penalba. Earlier, he was chief curator and director of the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), Spain (2003–2013).
Currently an independent curator, Pérez Rubio has resolved to rethink decoloniality, both in the field of museums and in that of dissident sexual practices based on feminist and queer/cuir theory working with artists who create political discourse on gender issues.
Mark Rappolt is Editor-in-Chief at ArtReview and ArtReview Asia.
Marta Rincón is director of Programmes at Acción Cultural Española. She graduated in Art History by the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. She earned a Master in Museology from the Camuñas Foundation and a Postgraduate in Cultural Management from the University of Deusto. She has developed her professional work in different public institutions such as Arteleku, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and the Sociedad Estatal para la Acción Cultural Exterior (SEACEX) in which she created and directed the contemporary art department from 2005 to 2011.
Manuel Segade is director of Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo (CA2M) in Móstoles, Madrid. Prior to that, he was chief curator at the Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporanea from 2007 to 2009, and has since been working as a freelance curator, writer and lecturer. Among other projects he curated the show Motion/Labour/Machinery, at TENT Rotterdam and was the curator of Opening, the international section for emerging galleries at ARCO Madrid between 2012 and 2014.
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