Under the curatorship of Florencia Portocarrero, “Seccion Next” proposes the visualization of six emerging galleries with regard to the contemporary scene of their regions.
Florencia Portocarrero (Lima, 1981)
Florencia writes, gives conferences and organizes both exhibitions and public programs. Her research interests focus on the rewriting of Art the History from a feminist perspective and the questioning of hegemonic forms of knowledge. Between 2008 and 2010, she completed a Master's degree in Theoretical Studies in Psychoanalysis at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. Later, from 2012 to 2013, she participated in the "Appel Arts Center" curatorial program in Amsterdam and in 2015 she completed a second Master's degree in Theory of Contemporary Art at the University of Goldsmiths in London. She has participated in several conferences internationally and her writings about art and culture appear regularly in specialized journals such as Atlantic Journal, Artishock and Earthquake. In 2017/2018 she received the Curating Connections Scholarship awarded by the DAAD Artists-In-Berlin Program and the Kfw Stiftung. In Lima, she worked as a curator of the Public Project Program (2015-2020), was an advisor to the Acquisitions Committee of the MALI - Lima Art Museum (2018-2020) and is co-founder of Bisagra, where she organizes the experimental educational project "Shared Destinations and Omens Program". Recent curatorships include: "As it heals, as it lifts, as it flowers" (2021), Louidgi Beltrame's solo show at Mac Lima, and "Ser Pallay", textile installation by artists María Jose Murillo, Verovcha and artists Tejedorxs del Cuzco in the gallery Vigil Gonzales in Urubamba, Cuzco