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Josseline Pinto is an independent curator, researcher, and poet based in Guatemala City. Founder and director of MANIFESTO-espacio, an experimental project of exhibitions, workshops, research and production of contemporary art. She is currently curatorial assistant for the educational program at Museo Arte Guatemala and co-coordinator of the programs Diplomado en Agenciamiento Cultural e Investigación Artística and Laboratorio de Arte Contemporáneo, art education programs at Fundación Paiz. Her essays are published in the book Agentes Culturales (2016), and local digital magazines such as Revista Gimnasia and esQuisses, and for independent projects such as Residencia Chichicaste and the 20 Bienal de Arte Paiz catalog. She was previously an as assistant for the curator Alma Ruiz during the 20Bienal and in galleries such as The 9.99 Gallery and Proyectos Ultravioleta. Her recent curatorial projects include: Ejercicios Urbanos 1: Local City Tours (2017); Jason Mena: Victoria sobre el sol (2017); Andrés Rodríguez Decena: Polar (2017); El Colectivo: El Cuerpo que está (2016), and the group show Off Virtual Test (2015). As a poet, she has also published the books Objetos1 (2017), Sión Editorial and Cartas Íntimas (2015), Chuleta de Cerdo Editorial; and in anthologies from El Salvador, México and Guatemala.