September 30, 2013

Annual Conference Report

CIMAM—International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art

CIMAM 2013 Annual Conference, MAM Rio – Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro.

CIMAM 2013 Annual Conference has been one of the most successful CIMAM conferences up to now. It was attended by 159 delegates, mainly museum directors and chief curators from over 49 different countries. The conference took place over a three day program that included three keynotes, six case studies, two workshop sessions, visits to the foremost contemporary art museums, collections and galleries in the city and networking receptions.

CIMAM offered 25 travel grants to contemporary art professionals thanks to the funds received from the Getty Foundation, Los Angeles, Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, the Botín Foundation, SAHA Association and the British Council:

André von Ah, Curator, Domino, Zagreb, Croatia; Rodolfo Andaur, Contemporary art curator, Iquique, Chile; Tatiana Cuevas, independent curator, Mexico City; Tandazani Dhlakama, Curator for education, National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe; Nellia Dzhamanbaeva, Executive Director, Capacity Building Foundation, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic; Nuria Enguita, curator and editor, Valencia, Spain;Magnolia de la Garza Molina y Vedia, Associate Curator, Museo Tamayo, Mexico; Krzysztof Gutfranski, art curator and researcher, Torun, Poland; Mia Jankowicz, independent curator, Cairo; Jane Koh, Curatorial executive, Yellow River Arts Centre, Yinchuan City, China; Lian Ladia, Co-founder,, Quezon City, Philippines; Riason Naidoo, Director, Iziko Museums of South Africa, Cape Town; Pinar Ögrenci, artist and architect, MARS Istanbul, Istanbul; Didem Özbek, artist, designer and co-founder of PiST/// Istanbul; Florencia Portocarrero, independent curator, Lima, Peru; Amila Ramovic, Executive Director, Ars Aevi Museum of Contemporary Art Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina;Laurence Rassel, Director, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona; Akansha Rastogi, Associate Curator, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, India; John Ángel Rodriguez, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Bogota, Colombia; Gabriela Sáenz, General Director, TEOR/éTica Foundation, San José, Costa Rica;Laurence Sillars, Chief curator, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, United Kingdom;Nicole Smythe-Johnson, Senior Curator, National Gallery of Jamaica; Meghna Singh, Curator, Centre for African Studies Gallery, University of Cape Town; Deniz Tezucan, Manager of Research and Programs, SALT, Istanbul; Raluca Voinea, Curator and co-Director,, Bucharest, Romania.

CIMAM would like to thank MAM Rio, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro for hosting the conference and to the following institutions that have generously welcomed CIMAM to Rio de Janeiro and to Brasilia: A Gentil Carioca, Anita Schwartz Galeria de Arte, ArtRio, Casa Daros, Casa França-Brasil, ECCO – Contemporary Art Center, Estudio Ernesto Neto, Galeria Silvia Cintra + Box 4, Instituto Moreira Salles,  MAC Niterói, Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR Rio), Museus Castro Maya, PIPA Prize as well as the enthusiastic implication of all the professionals behind these institutions that have contributed to the success of the conference.


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