LIVERPOOL.- Liverpool Biennial
today announced the appointment of Manuela Moscoso as Curator for Liverpool Biennial 2020, which will take place 11 July 25 October 2020. Moscoso, Senior Curator at Tamayo Museo (Mexico City), will co-curate the 11th edition with the Liverpool Biennial team.
Liverpool Biennial is the largest festival of contemporary visual art in the UK and has marked its 20th anniversary this year with the 10th edition under the title Beautiful world, where are you? (until 28 October 2018) curated by Kitty Scott and Sally Tallant with the Biennial team.
Manuela Moscoso, Curator, Liverpool Biennial 2020, said: "I am thrilled to be moving to Liverpool to start working with the talented team on the next edition of the Biennial. It is a challenge and a great new context in which to set my mind, and my heart, at play."
Sally Tallant, Director, Liverpool Biennial, said: We are delighted that Manuela Moscoso will be joining us for 2020 and bringing her expertise to the team. I look forward to welcoming Manuela to the city and working with her together with our partners in Liverpool.
Manuela Moscoso, originally from Ecuador, is currently the Senior Curator at Tamayo Museo, Mexico City. Moscoso is part of Zarigüeya, a programme that activates relations between contemporary art and the pre-Columbian collection of the Museo de Arte Precolombino Casa del Alabado, Ecuador. She was the adjunct curator at the 12th Cuenca Biennial and the co-curator of the Queens International 2011 Biennial. In 2012 she was appointed co-director of Capacete, a residency programme based in Brazil where she also co-ran the curatorial programme, Typewriter. Moscoso has collaborated with CA2M, Di Tella, MAM Medellin, Museo de Rio, RedCat, Fundació Miró among other institutions. She has a masters degree from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Saint Martins School of Art and Design, London.