Roles in Archive: Artist, Panelist
Ana Paula Cohen is an independent curator, editor, and writer based in Brazil. She is currently a curator in residence at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Cohen was the adjunct curator for the 28th Bienal de São Paulo, titled “In Living Contact”(October-December 2008); previously she served as co-curator for the 2007 project Encuentro Internacional de Medellín 07 in Colombia, in which she created, in collaboration with other artists and curators, a new center for contemporary art, La Casa del Encuentro. Cohen has been a contributor to several art magazines, such as Frieze, ArtNexus,and Exit Express, and has written for many art publications concerning the work of artists such as Goldin & Senneby, Javier Penãfiel, Rosangela Rennó and Oscar Muñoz, and Cildo Meireles. Cohen has organized many conferences and talk series, including most recently “History as a flexible matter: artistic practices and new systems of reading” (November 2008) for the Bienal de São Paulo.