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Rocío Aranda-Alvarado | USA

Rocío Aranda-Alvarado
Curator
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Graduated in art history from the City University of New York – the CUNY Graduate Center, USA (2000). Her dissertation was dealing about modernist movements in Harlem and Havana between 1925 and 1945.

Rocío Aranda-Alvarado works for the Museo del Barrio as associated curator and then curator, since 2009, and after the renovation of the museum. There, occupying this position, she participated in curating El Museo del Barrio’s biennials, The (S) Files.

Lately, she was part of the curatorial team of the exhibition Caribbean : Crossroads of the World at the Queens Museum of Art, at El Museo del Barrio and in The Studio Museum in Harlem, in New York, USA, 2012-2013.

Before that,  Rocío Aranda-Alvarado was curator for the Jersey City Museum, from 2000 to 2009. There she curated, amongst others, the exhibitions Hair Tactis, 2010 ; Beth Gilfilen : The Big Hunch @ The Majestic, 2008 ; 99 Cents, by Colwyn Griffith, 2007 ; The Feminine Mystique, 2007

She also curated independently : Dominican York Proyecto Grafica at the NoMAA in New York (2012) ; Viewpoints at Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in Newark (2011) ; Boundless Discourse at the Ramapo College of New Jersey Art Galleries, USA (2010) ; Encounters at Governors Island, USA (2010) ; Color/form at the Praxis Gallery in New York, USA (2010) ; Contemporary Humanism at the A.I.R Gallery in Brooklyn, USA (2009) ; Flo : art ,text, new media at the Center for Book Arts in New York, USA (2009) or Urban Renewal : Afro-Caribbean Art & Artists in New York City at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York, USA (2000).

In 2011, she was jury for the NEXUS NJ, a contemporary art exhibition in the Arts Guild in New Jersey.

She was involved in several symposiums in institutions  such as the Whitney Museum, the Americas Society or the Smithsonian Institution.

Rocío Aranda-Alvarado published articles and reviews in magazines such as ArtNexus, Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Small Axe, BOMB or the NYFA Quaterly.

She participated in the compilation of the catalogue Caribbean : Art at the Crossroads of the World, under the direction of Deborah Cullen and Elvis Fuentes, at the Yale University Press (2012) ; and in the book Latin American & Caribbean Art : MoMA at El Museo (2004).