Amanda de la Garza Mata

Amanda de la Garza Mata lives and works in Mexico City as a curator, art historian and poet. She holds a BA in Sociology (UNAM), a MA in Cultural Anthropology (UAM-Iztapalapa), and a MA in Curatorial Studies (UNAM). She currently works as Adjunct Curator at the University Museum of Contemporary Art (MUAC, UNAM). Some of her recent curatorial projects include: Isaac Julien. Kapital & Playtime (2016), Vicente Rojo. Printed/Painted (2015), Jeremy Deller. The infinitely ideal of the popular (2015, CA2M, Madrid, MUAC, Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires), Jorge Méndez Blake. Topographical Transferals of the National Library (2015), Hito Steyerl. Circulationism (2014), Harun Farocki. Vison.Production.Opresion (2014), Andreja Kuluncic. Building the Commons (2013), Jonas Mekas (2013), among others. She was awarded with the Emerging Curators Prize, Frontiers Biennial (2015) and the International Curatorial Projects Grant, Fundación Gilberto Alzate Avendaño (Colombia, 2015). De la Garza Mata has co-curated the experimental poetry festival Enclave held at the International Book Fair of the Mining Palace in Mexico City (2012-2016). She has published art reviews, research articles, essays and poems in local and international journals and catalogues on a wide variety of subjects, such as architecture, urbanism, contemporary dance, poetry, photography, public art, and contemporary art.

involved in:

Liverpool Biennial Associate Artists

The Liverpool Biennial Associate Artists Programme is a three-year partnership led by the Biennial, with ICI and CACTUS Gallery in Liverpool.

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Curatorial Intensive in Londonderry

Developed by ICI in collaboration with Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) Derry~Londonderry, the Curatorial Intensive: From “Official History” to Underrepresented Narratives will examine the role of cultural production in addressing geopolitical landscapes and recent histories.

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