Visual artist, anthropologist
Art History


BFA, School of Visual Arts; MA, Hunter College; MA, PhD, University of California, Davis

Curatorial projects include

“AMOR,” Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro; “Love On the Edge,” Galeria Arsenal, Białystok, Poland; “Beyond Borders,” Art Institute, San Diego; “The Unknown,” Meditations Biennial, Poznan, Poland; “Lumen,” Snug Harbor Cultural Center; “Intangible Interferences,” Momenta Art; “Minimal Differences,” White Box

Books and catalog essays include

Cruzamentos: Contemporary Art in Brazil; Trans; Upstream: The Dérive within the Immersion; Preemptive Resistances: Critical Pointers in Latin American Art; Percepts; The Unknown as We Know It

Publications include

Nka: Journal of African Contemporary Art; Grove Art; Sculpture; Art in America; Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism; Flash Art; Ceramics: Art and Perception; ArtNexus; International Journal of Arts in Society

Awards and honors include

Prêmio Jabutí Prize in Literature; Fellowship, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Fellowship, University of California, Davis; Travel Grant, Trust for Mutual Understanding; Travel Award, Consortium for Women and Research, University of California, Davis