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Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Short bio

Olga Fernández López is an associate professor at the History and Theory of Art Department of Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, where she teaches contemporary art history and curatorial studies since 2009. Her research focuses on the specificities of the exhibition medium and its critical possibilities for curatorial practice. She worked between 2001 and 2006 as a curator at the Museo Patio Herreriano (Valladolid, Spain). She has curated One thousand roaring beasts. Exhibitions devices for a critical modernity (Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, 2017). She is a member of the research projects Decentralized Modernities. Art, politics and counterculture
in the transatlantic axis during the Cold War and Ré.Part – Partisan Resistance(s): Visual culture, collective imagination and revolutionary memory.

Field of expertise

history of contemporary art; history of exhibitions; curatorial studies

Working Group

WG5: Evaluation: values, criteria, procedures