Cesar Cornejo, founder
Is a professional artist that has received awards from institutions like the Creative Capital Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Art Omi International Artists Residency, The British Council, The Arts Council of England, The Henry Moore Institute, Vermont Studio Center, Sculpture Space, Center for Book Arts and the Ministry of Education of Japan. Solo exhibitions have been held at Gallery Lightcontemporary in London, Gallery Kobo Chika and Gyokuey in Tokyo, gallery Bellini of the Nomura Foundation in Yokohama, and Galleries Lucia de la Puente, ARTCO and Peruvian-North American Cultural Institute in Lima and Art Positions of Art Basel Miami 2011. His work has been included in group exhibitions like the V Biennial del Barro de America, Venezuela, Biennial S-Files Museo del Barrio, NY, Busan Biennial 2008 in South Korea among others. Cornejo received an MA and PhD in Fine Arts from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music and bachelor and professional title in architecture from Ricardo Palma University in Lima Peru. His work is represented by galleries Lucia de la Puente in Lima and Art Front Gallery in Tokyo.


Jade Dellinger, consultant curator
Is an Independent Curator collaborating regularly with the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida and the Tampa Museum of Art. In 1994, he invited artist Doug Aitken to present his first site-specific video installation "I'd Die for You" at the Pasco Art Center in Holiday, Florida. He curated Maurizio Cattelan's U.S. museum debut "Choose Your Destination: How to Get a Museum-Paid Vacation" in 1995, and organized the collaborative "Keith Edmier & Evel Knievel" project in 1997 at the USF CAM. Dellinger has curated major solo museum shows in the interim for Allan McCollum, Lucy Orta, Atelier Van Lieshout, Carlos Amorales, Janaina Tschäpe, Felice Varini, Keith Haring and The Art Guys amongst others. He has contributed to numerous exhibition catalogues and publications including Flash Art International, Art Papers, Guitar Aficionado and Permanent Food, and co-authored the book, Are We Not Men? We Are DEVO! (SAF Publishing Ltd./UK, 2003/2008), which traces the history of the seminal 1980's New Wave band.



Gabriela Salgado, consultant curator
is an Argentine-born curator based in London, UK. Since obtaining an MA in Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art she has worked independently in the UK and Latin America. She has curated a large number of exhibitions and has organised international workshops and residencies programmes in the UK, Greece, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Cuba, Colombia and Spain.
She was curator of the Collection of Latin American Art at Essex University, UECLAA (1999-2005) and curator of Public Programmes at Tate Modern (2006-2011).
In 2009 she co-curated the 2nd Biennale of Thessaloniki in Greece ‘PRAXIS: Art in Times of Uncertainty’.
She currently works independently as a curator and consultant in Europe and Latin America and continues to contribute articles and essays to art publications and to participate in international conferences and symposia. She is currently working in a programme of artistic exchanges between African and Latin American countries.


Aymar Ccopacatty, coordinator
Aymar Ccopacatty is an intercultural artist of Aymara and U.S. heritage, who learned the traditional textile art of the Aymara from his grandmother on the shores of Lake Titicaca, Puno – Peru. Aymar applies various techniques to his work, from Textile to Plasti-Collage and others. These days, plastic bags provide the prime materials for his work, he transforms this and other plastics from the daily life of the artist, friends and family, or from our mother earth; creating works of art that inspire and give reflection and hope to change the current system of contamination; meanwhile the colors serve to brighten the experience of living. Ccopacatty currently participates in expositions in Peru and Internationally.



Arturo Toledo-Gonza, coordinator
Graduated from Arts at the Cuzco School of Art, "Diego Quispe Tito", and the National University of the Altiplane in Puno, he also carried Curatorial and Art Criticism studies at the Foundation Cultural Vision from the embassy of the Netherlands for the Latin American Union at the Cultural Center Brasil-Bolivia, and has carried out postgraduate studies in fine arts at the National University of San Agustin in Arequipa, Peru.
He is also a promotor of artistic activities national and internationally, he is the creator of the candle smoke painting technique (Humearte), he has received awards and mentions nationally and has exhibited his paintings in Peru, Bolivia, Puerto Rico, España, Chile and Mexico.

 

 

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