Manuela Moscoso

(this page was last updated in July 2016)

Member of the Nominating Committee PIPA 2015.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Moscoso is a curator that mostly emphasizes speculative thinking and actions in order to privilege imagination. Weather organizing exhibitions, commissioning or initiating projects, she sees collaboration intrinsic to her practice. Moscoso has curated exhibitions such as the 12 Bienal de Cuenca (Ecuador,) The Queens Biennale in the Queens Museum (New York), or Before Everything in CA2M (Madrid.) She has recently talked at Sitac IX in México, Lima Parc Fair and Arte Ba Open Forum. She was part of the selection team at Arco Solo Projects 2012, ArteBa Young Curators 2014 and Premio Mariano Aguilera 2012, Ecuador. Together with Sarah Demeuse is Rivet, a curatorial office investigating notions of deployment, circulation, exercise, and resonance. Their research has materialized in projects in Spain, Lebanon or New York, most recently they initiated The Wilson Exercises a summer program in Kustsenter Rogaland (Norway) that will continue as traveling show in RedCat (Los Angeles) and Espai 13 (Barcelona.) Rivet has published For all we Know with Archive books. Rivet is part of the Synapse Network at HKW (Berlin.) Moscoso holds an MA from Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College.

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