Dannys Montes de Oca
Curator, art critic, lecturer, contemporary art researcher and Cuban writer with several published books on art. She has participated as a judge in visual arts events. Since 2006 she has been Director General and curator of Havana Biennial and director of Wilfredo Lam Contemporary Art Center in Havana, Cuba. She is chief coordinator of the Biennial’s theoretical event. She is curator of Asuncion Biennial, Paraguay. She has a degree on Arts and Linguistics from the University of Havana, Cuba. She has won several awards, such as Guy Peréz Cisneros Art Critic Award (Essay Section) from National Council of Art, Havana, Cuba. She was granted the following scholarships: 1997. Researcher in residence. Hunter Collage, City University of New York (CUNY), New York. 1998. Researcher in residence. Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen. 2004. Researcher in residence. Summer Institute. Digital poetics and politics. The world of the local in the edge of globalization. Departments of Films Studies, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. 2004. Curator in residence. Grand Water Institute, Hurby Island, British Columbia/ Power Plant Center, Toronto, Ontario/ Queens University, Kingston, Ontario.