Claudia Segura

Function: Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at MACBA & Senior curator at Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona Country: Spain Visiting period: 11 - 15 May Visiting year: 2022

She holds a BA from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, and an MA in Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths University, London. She was Director and Chief Curator of NC-arte in Bogotá, Colombia (2015-2019), where she curated several exhibitions and site-specific projects by different artists (Amalia Pica, Luis Camnitzer, Xavier Le Roy, Nicolás Paris, Nicolás Consuegra, Los Carpinteros, Alia Farid, among others). She was coordinator of cultural initiatives at the Fundació ”la Caixa”, Barcelona (2010-2012); an external curator of the Mardin Biennial, Turkey (2014-2015); and mentor of the Sala d’Art Jove, Barcelona (2014), and at the Cano Laboratory at the Art Museum of the National University of Colombia (2018). In addition, she has been a visiting lecturer at the National University of the Andes, Bogotá (2017).

Segura has curated and co-curated projects including To be known as Infinite: María José Arjona, MAMBO, Bogotá (2018); Here the border is you, ProyectosLA, Los Angeles (2017); Límites Nómadas, Biennial of the Borders of Mexico (2015); Fifty (Pipilotti Rist) from Han Nefkens H+F Collection, Collectorspace, Istanbul (2014); Copy/Paste – Recodifying the gesture, Instituto Cervantes, London; Like Tears in Rain, Palace of the Arts, Porto; and Producing Urban Order, Goldsmiths University, London (2008).

She was editorial coordinator of Florae 2015 magazine of Flora ars + natura, Bogotá, and writes regularly for diverse specialized arts platforms. Segura is part of various research platforms such as De vuelta y vuelta and Para abrir boca.