Anabella Acevedo is Executive Director of Ciudad de la Imaginación. She is an independent academic; she has resided and worked in Quetzaltenango since 2005. She holds an undergraduate degree in Literature and Philosophy from the Rafael Landívar University. She obtained her Masters in Latin American Literature in 1989 and a doctorate in Latin American Literature from the University of Georgia in 1994. She was the Director of the Ford Foundation International Fellowship Program in Guatemala, form 2001 to 2013, when she worked at the Centro de Investigaciones Regionales de Mesoamérica (CIRMA). She has co-curated several exhibits, such as Estados de Excepción (States of Exception) in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. In 2001 she was the recipient of a Rockefeller Foundation research grant for the project Marginalidades, transgresiones y negociaciones. La violencia en Guatemala a través de las prácticas culturales de los jóvenes. Acevedo curated the XVII and XIX Bienal de Arte Paiz in Guatemala (2012 & 2014). In 2013 she formed part of a research team for the The curvature of time, Art and Women. She has published several essays about literature and Guatemalan Art.
Image: NuMu is a collaborative project between Guatemalan artists Jessica Kairé and Stefan Benchoam. The images above show an exhibition by artist Federico Herrero. Guatemala City, July 2012. This was also the inaugural exhibition at NuMu. Celebrating Contemporary Guatemalan Art: Conversations with Artists & Curators Friday, March 6, 2015 6:309:30pm The New School Theresa Lang […]read more »