Mexico, 1984

Daniela Lieja Quintanar

Chief Curator and Director of Programming at LACE. She works between Los Angeles and Mexico, emphasizing contemporary art and curatorial practices that explore the politics and social issues of everyday life. She is part of the curatorial team of MexiCali Biennial 2018-19, and was recently awarded the Warhol Foundation Curatorial Research Fellowship. She served as Project Coordinator and Contributing Curatorial Advisor for Below the Underground: Renegade Art and Action in the 1990s Mexico at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, Getty PST: LA/LA initiative. She has curated a large number of exhibitions such as Pista de baile by Colectivo am, as part of Getty / Redcat PST: Live Art LA / LA Performance Festival, as well as exhibitions for LACE, Unraveling Collective Forms (2019); CAVERNOUS: Young Joon Kwak & Mutant Salon (2018) and Emory Douglas: Bold Visual Language (2018 co-curated with Essence Harden); among others.

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