María Inés Rodríguez
María Inés Rodríguez is a curator (b. Colombia, 1968). She is a newly appointed adjunt curator at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) in Brazil. From 2014 to 2018, she was the Director of CAPC – Museum of contemporary art in Bordeaux. Before, she lead the artistic program of the Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City. As MUAC’s Chief Curator, she was in charge of the development of the public programs, collections and exhibitions. Prior to her appointment in Mexico she was Chief Curator at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y Léon (MUSAC) in Spain, one of the leading collecting institutions in Spain. There she developed a program dealing with the links between artistic production and historic, political and social contexts, favoring a dialogue on the local and global. Parallel to her curatorial work, Rodríguez has organized public lectures and exhibitions around the topics of printed matter and architecture.
Born in Colombia, she studied Fine Arts at the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá and continued her post-graduate education at the École Supérieure d’Art Visuel in Geneva. Exhibition projects include Bocas de Ceniza / Juan Manuel Echavarría, Cuando el río Suena / Ma. Angélica Medina, Alliance Francaise, Bogotá; MDE 07 biennial (with José Roca, Ana Cohen, Jaime Cerón, Oscar Muñoz) Medellín; ARCO project rooms 08, 09 and 2010; 100% Colombie Urbaine, Paris; Moderno Salvaje – Alexander Apóstol at the Commercial Gallery, San Juan; De lo Mismo a lo de Siempre: Informal Strategies for the Appropriation of Public Space at UNIA Sevilla; Instant City, Instituto de México, Paris to highlight her early works and collaborations.
María Inés Rodríguez was in residency in Altos de Chavón in 2017.