Luis Carlos Manjarrés Martínez
Luis Carlos Manjarrés Martínez is currently the curator at the Queer Museum and Maloka Interactive Center in Bogotá, Colombia. In 2018 he was part of the curatorial team of the exhibition of Voices to Transform Colombia. This exhibition aimed to address the enormous challenge of recounting the Colombian armed conflict, starting from the perspective of its victims; Voices is for the long-run script of the Museum of Historical Memory of Colombia on the armed conflict and peace. In the last five years, he has curated four art exhibitions on sexuality, sex, sexual diversity and gender expression with the MuseoQ, a museological initiative to make visible that makes visualized stories and memories related to identity and gender expression as well as the non-hegemonic sexualities and orientations, as an essential part of the national story. In addition to this, he participated in 2015 in the creation of the Thinking Center for the Arts and the Social Agreement of the Faculty of Arts of the National University of Colombia and served as the public coordinator of the Ephemeral Museum of Oblivion in the National Salon of Artists of 2015. Martinez has a MA in Museology and Heritage Management from the National University of Colombia and is also specialized in International Cultural Management and Cooperation from the University of Barcelona. Martinez is also a graduate in Management Museums from TyPA Laboratory and journalism from Pontificia Javeriana University and has eight years of experience in the management of pedagogical, communicative, advertising, and museological.
2019 Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans: Public Symposium Thursday, March 28, 2019 10am2pm Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans (CAC) 900 Camp Street New Orleans, LA 70130 FREE and open to the public This public symposium concludes Independent Curators International (ICI)s 2019 Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans. This is ICIs fifth Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans […]read more »
Reports from the Field are perspectives from Curatorial Intensive Alumni from around the world, and reflections on the impact of the global pandemic on their lives, ways of working, their communities, and how they are adapting as a response. Luis Carlos Manjarrés Martínez, Alumnus of the Curatorial Intensive New Orleans ’19, writes from Bogotá, Colombia.read more »