Maria Fidel Regueros
Maria Fidel Regueros is currently the Co-Founder and Creative Director of ROOM by URBANART PROJECTS an independent project and exhibition space in Johannesburg, South Africa. As an Exhibitions Curator and Visual Arts Project Manager, Regueros has been involved in numerous projects in South Africa and Zimbabwe. In 2002, she founded urbanart project, a creative collective whose portfolio of projects include: … series of encounters – in conversation with artists, a project in response to the 1st Johannesburg Art Fair, in collaboration with Thembinkosi Goniwe and Andrew L Wessels in 2008. The project consisted of curating various presentations by artists participating in the art fair who were not represented by galleries. Regueros holds an Honors Degree in Presentation and re-representation of History from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, and a Major in Heritage Studies with a focus on Museums & Public Culture.