Curators and guests

This edition of Pinta Sud | ASU  brings together key curators and specialists both local and international. The following specialists will be part of FORO the talks program:  Isabella Lenzi, Inés Katzenstein, Raphael Fonseca, Bianca Bernardo, Cuauhtemoc Medina González, María Amalia García, Vivian Crockett, Isabella Rjeille, Luciana Pereira. From the national scene, renown curators will hold exhibition proposals: Ticio Escobar, Lia Colombino, Fredi Casco and Damian Cabrera alongside the young curators Gustavo Riego, Majo Fiorio and Luis Ocampos Pompa. This program is curated by Adriana Almada with the support of Irene Gelfman, Global Curator of Pinta.

Isabella Lenzi
Isabella Lenzi
International guest FORO

Artistic director and chief curator of the Alberto Cruz Foundation in Santo Domingo and Madrid.

Raphael Fonseca
Raphael Fonseca
International guest FORO

Chief Curator of the 14th Mercosur Biennial, Porto Alegre

Bianca Bernardo
Bianca Bernardo
International guest FORO

Liaison and Communication Manager at A Gentil Carioca Gallery in Rio de Janeiro

María Amalia García
María Amalia García
International guest FORO

She is the chief curator of Malba-Museum of Latin American Art in Buenos Aires. She holds a Ph.D. and a Bachelor's degree in art history from the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters (FFyL-UBA) and is a professor in the Arts program (FFyL-UBA).

Ticio Escobar
Ticio Escobar
Curator Pinta Sud | ASU

He is a Paraguayan curator, professor, art critic, and cultural promoter who was appointed as the Secretary of Culture by President Fernando Lugo for the period 2008-2013. He is the Director of the Visual Arts Center/Museum of the Mud (Museo del Barro). 

Lia Colombino
Lia Colombino
Curator Pinta Sud | ASU

Master in Museology from the University of Vallaloid. She is the Director of the Higher Institute of Art "Dra. Olga Blilnder"-FADA-UNA and Director of the Museum of Indigenous Art of the Center for Visual Arts / Museo del Barro in Asunción.

Gustavo Riego
Gustavo Riego
Young Curatorship Program Pinta Sud | ASU

Activist artist with a Specialized Master in Art in Public Space from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Brussels

Adriana Almada
Adriana Almada
General curator Pinta Sud | ASU

She is an art critic, curator, writer, and editor. Once again, she serves as the General Curator of Pinta Sud | ASU. For the new edition, the overall programming she designed aims to showcase contemporary art from Paraguay through exhibitions, panel discussions with renowned figures from the local and international art scene, gallery visits, and tours of public and private collections.

Irene Gelfman
Irene Gelfman
General Curator Pinta

Irene Gelfman is the general curator of Pinta.
She is also in charge of directing the special projects that seek to continue expanding Latin American art, promote the presence of contemporary Latin American art both in the local and international circuit; with the ultimate goal of giving visibility to emerging and established Latin American artists.