MARÍA WILLS LONDOÑO IS APPOINTED CURATOR OF MOMENTA 2019
MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image is delighted to announce the appointment of María Wills Londoño as curator for its 16th edition, which will take place in September and October 2019. Drawing on a theme titled The Life of Things, Colombian independent curator María Wills Londoño will explore the relationship between object and image. The exhibitions and all of the activities for the public will be organized around this theme.
María Wills Londoño. Projection: Gilberto Esparza. Photo: Paloma Villamil / Fucsia
María Wills Londoño (Colombia) is an art researcher and curator. Her major exhibition projects offer reflections on the unstable condition of the contemporary image and alternative views of urban themes in Latin America. Among the exhibitions she has organized are Urbes Mutantes , Latin Fire , and Fernell Franco, Cali Clair-obscur, presented at the International Center of Photography in New York, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris, Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid (PHotoESPAÑA), Centro de la Imagen in Mexico City, and the Museo de Arte del Banco de la República in Bogota; she was the temporary exhibition curator at the last institution from 2009 to 2014. She co-curated Pulsions Urbaines , presented at Espace Van Gogh for Les Rencontres d’Arles 2017, and Oscar Muñoz. Photographies, which toured to Jeu de Paume in Paris, the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, and the Museo de Arte de Lima, from 2011 to 2013. She founded the Visionarios program of the Instituto de Visión, with the mission of highlighting essential figures in Colombian conceptual art, and she directed the program until 2018. She also co-curated the ARCO Colombia 2015 project, which included over 15 exhibitions in different spaces in Madrid, and has collaborated on publications for Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, PHotoESPAÑA, and Banco de la República. She is a principal researcher for Los Cuatro evangelistas, procesos de consolidación de la curaduría en Colombia [The four evangelists, consolidation process of exhibition curating in Colombia], to be published in 2018. She is also an editorial consultant for Arcadia Magazine.
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