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Speakers 2024

Barbara Cueto


Independent / LAS Berlin

Barbara Cueto is an independent curator based in Berlin. Her projects are at the intersection of contemporary art, new technologies and activism. She is currently working as online curator for LAS - Art Foundation in Berlin.

She has convened and curated projects at institutions like Photo Wien in Austria, C/O Berlin, InterAccess in Toronto, Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, Fundación La Caixa in Barcelona, MMOMA Moscow for the 6th Moscow Biennale for Young Art in Russia, Asian Culture Centre in Gwangju, in South Korea; La Casa Encendida in Madrid, Bétonsalon in Paris, Marres in Maastricht, Impakt Festival in Utrecht, and de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam, all in The Netherlands. She has held curatorial and research fellowships at Singapore Art Museum, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, and has also been resident at Tokyo Wondersite in Japan, Rupert in Lithuania, and Cité des Arts in Paris.

She holds a PhD in Cultural Analysis from the University of Amsterdam titled "White Papers on Dissent. Politics & Poetics of Blockchain”, which investigated decentralised ledger technology as a tool for radical imagination. She is an alumna of de Appel Curatorial Programme in Amsterdam and she holds a MA in Arts Management from the University of Maastricht (NL), and a BA in Journalism from the Complutense University of Madrid (SP).


Speaker at 1E9 Events

Festival der Zukunft 2024

Festival der Zukunft 2024

Barbara Cueto
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