María Elena Ortiz
María Elena Ortiz is Associate Curator at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), where she curated At the Crossroads: Critical Film and Video from the Caribbean (2014) and the upcoming exhibition, Firelei Báez (2015). Previously, she worked as the Curator of Contemporary Arts at the Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros in Mexico City, where she organized several projects including Carlos Motta, The Shape of Freedom and Rita Ponce de León: David. Ortiz has also collaborated with institutions such as New Langton Arts, San Francisco; Teorética, San Jose, Costa Rica; the Museum of Craft and Folk Art, San Francisco; and Tate Modern, London. In 2012, she curated Wherever You Roam at the Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach. Ortiz has contributed to writing platforms such as Fluent Collaborative, Curating Now, and Dawire. She has a Masters in Curatorial Practice from the California College of the Arts (2010). In 2014, she was the recipient of the The Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) and Independent Curators International (ICI) Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean. As part of this research, Ortiz will be presenting an upcoming screening program titled, Video Islands, at Anthology Film Archives in New York.
Image: David Gumbs, Hors-Champ, 2014. Courtesy of the artist. Video Islands Film Screening Thursday, January 29, 2015 6:30?8pm Anthology Film Archives 32 Second Avenue (at E 2nd St) New York, NY 10003 FREE and open to the public María Elena Ortiz, recipient of the 2014 Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Travel Award, curates a selection […]read more »
The following entry is a travel account from our 2014 CPPC Fellow, María Elena Ortiz, about her final trip to the Bahamas.read more »
The following entry is a travel account from our 2014 CPPC Fellow, María Elena Ortiz, about her research trip to Trinidad and Tobago.read more »
The following entry is a travel account from our 2014 CPPC Fellow, María Elena Ortiz, about her research trip to Martinique.read more »