bio | María Iñigo Clavo is a researcher, curator and lecturer at the Open University of Catalonia and associate lecturer at Central Saint Martins (University of the Arts London), with a PhD from the Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Her research focuses on coloniality, curating and museology, modernity, and its inventions of otherness, untranslatability and art in Latin America, with special attention to Brazilian art. She is a co-founder of the independent research group Península: Colonial Processes and Artistic and Curatorial Practices, in collaboration with the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. She was visiting fellow at the Afterall Research Center (2016–17), a researcher for the AHRC project Meeting Margins: Transnational Art in Europe & Latin America 1950–78, University of Essex and University of the Arts London and postdoctoral fellow at the University of São Paulo (FAPESP). She has written extensively for publications such as e-flux, Afterall, Stedelijk Museum Journal, Museum of Art of São Paulo, Fran Hals Museum/De Hallen Haarlem, Reina Sofia Museum, Versión/sur, Concinnitas, Revista de Occidente, Bilboquet, and Lugar Común, among others. She edited an issue of the bilingual magazine Re-visiones entitled “Is it possible to decolonize? The South as Interlocution”.
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