Limburg - Manifesta 9 - European Biennial of Contemporary Art17/03/2011
Limburg will host the 9th edition of Manifesta, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art, taking place in 2012. Cuauhtémoc Medina has been appointed curator and has composed the curatorial team by selecting Katerina Gregos and Dawn Ades as associate curators.
Cuauhtémoc Medina is an international curator, art critic and historian and is based in Mexico City, Mexico. He holds a PhD in Art History and Theory from the University of Essex, UK. Medina is a researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas at the National University of Mexico and was the first Associate Curator of Latin American Art Collections at Tate Modern in London.
Katerina Gregos is a curator and writer based in Brussels, Belgium. Amongst other projects she is currently curator of the Danish Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale. Previously, she served as artistic director of Argos - Centre for Art & Media, Brussels, and director of the Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, as well as curator of numerous international large-scale exhibitions.
Dawn Ades is a fellow of the British Academy, a former trustee of Tate and was awarded an Order of the British Empire in 2002 for her services to art history. Ades was responsible for some of the most important exhibitions in London and overseas over the past thirty years, including "Dada and Surrealism Reviewed", "Art in Latin America" and "Francis Bacon".
More information: www.manifesta.org