Independent curator, researcher and lecturer

María Morata

Madrid, 1970.

She has curated film and new media and visual art shows for museums and art Intitutions like Arsenal- Institute for Film und Videoart in Berlin, CCCB und MACBA, Centre Ars Santa Mónica in Barcelona, Intermediae Matadero and La Casa Encendida in Madrid, Sterischer Herbst in Graz, Impakt Center in Utrecht and currently at Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània in Valencia. She has published numerous texts for catalogues and specialized reviews and has been invited as a speaker and lecturer for several symposiums and artistic manifestations in Museums and art Institutions. Since 2007 she works as a guest lecturer at several Universities and education structures in Film, New Media and Art areas. At the present she is member of Short Films selection comitee of the International Film Festival Berlin (Berlinale), the Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival and the Dok Leipzig Film Festival. Her focus unfolds experimental and avant-garde film in dialog with contemporary audio-visual practices. Her current research explores the relationship of media technology and human and non-human agents in the context of anthropocentrism’s critique. She lives and works in Berlin.

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