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Beatriz Alonso (Madrid, 1981) is an independent curator and researcher based in Madrid. Currently, she is working on the group exhibition La timidez de la copa de los árboles, a coproduction by 49 Nord 6 Est-Frac Lorraine (Metz, FR, 2017), MARCO Vigo (ES, 2017) and SFKM Førde (NO, 2018) awarded with their Award for Young Curators 2016. In 2017 she has curated No siempre que estuvimos/estuvimos, a cycle of specific proposals held at four different historical museums in Madrid. Previously, she has curated exhibitions and events at CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, La Casa Encendida, Sala de Arte Joven, Salón (Madrid), MACBA (Barcelona) and Centro de Arte La Regenta (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria). She has been curator in residence at Lugar a dudas (Cali, CO, 2015), and researcher at the Centre Pompidou (Paris, FR, 2010) and at the Musée du Louvre (Paris, FR, 2006). Recently, she has participated in a European curatorial exchange in Vienna, Budapest, and Zagreb organized by Obra Social La Caixa and ERSTE Foundation. Upcoming projects include a co-curated group exhibition at CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo opening in Fall 2018. She holds a BA in Art History from the Universidad Complutense (Madrid) and an MA in Contemporary Art from the Universidad Europea (Madrid).