Bio

Alba Baeza (Barcelona, 1986) is a curator and writer based in Stockholm. Since 2016 she is part of the curatorial team at Statens konstråd / Public Art Agency Sweden, where she is involved in several contemporary art commissions in the public space with artists Danh Vo, Katharina Grosse, Huang Yong Ping, Goldin+Senneby, Hanna Ljungh, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané and Allora & Calzadilla among others.

Between 2012 and 2018 Alba Baeza worked as assistant curator to Rosa Martínez, taking part among other in the exhibitions Constellation Malta (2018) in the Maltese archipelago, Intimacy is Political (2017) at Centro Cultural Metropolitano in Quito, Ecuador, Fear Nothing She Says (2015-2016) at the National Museum of Sculpture in Valladolid, Spain; and the exhibition series What to Think. What to Desire. What to Do (2012-2013) at Caixaforum Barcelona, Spain.

In Sweden, Alba Baeza has curated Victoria Verseau’s solo exhibition Through the Looking Glass (2016) at hangmenProjects and has organised public programmes such as Palestinian Cinema: Solidarity Through Film (2017) at Tensta konsthall, or The Roaming Institute (2017) at Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation. She has held public talks with artists such as VALIE EXPORT, Carin Ellberg or Victoria Verseau, and has contributed to several exhibition catalogues and art magazines, among them Flash Art International.

 

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2016: Assistant Curator / Curator with international focus at Statens konstråd – Public Art Agency Sweden.

2012-2018: Assistant Curator to Rosa Martinez.

2018: Talk with Carin Ellberg and catalogue essay for her exhibition The Others Drift In at Carl Eldh’s Studio Museum, Stockholm, Sweden.

2017: Contributing Writer for Flash Art.

2017: Presentation of the screening program Focus: VALIE EXPORT as part of the programme of Feministaldia at Tabakalera Centre for Contemporary Culture, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain.

2017: Talk with VALIE EXPORT at AVANT 2017 – Bodies and Boundaries at Kristinehamns konstmuseum, Sweden.

2017: Coordinator of The Roaming Institute at Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Sweden.

2017: Co-organiser of the event Palestinian Cinema: Solidarity Through Film at Tensta konsthall, Sweden.

2017: Assistant Curator of the exhibition Intimacy is Political at Centro Cultural Metropolitano, Quito, Ecuador.

2017: Co-curator of the exhibition Code /kəʊd/ at Platform Stockholm, Sweden.

2017: Co-organiser of the symposium Modernist Legacies and Constructions of Whiteness at the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden, together with the participants of the MLCW course.

2016: Curator of the exhibition Through the Looking Glass at hangmenProjects, Stockholm, Sweden.

Finissage event: “The intimate is political. Shared strategies of representation”
A conversation with Eleonora Fors Szuba (The Unstraight Museum, chairperson of the board), Victoria Verseau (artist) and Alba Baeza (curator).

2016: Assistant at the outdoor display of Tony Oursler’s The Influence Machine, organised by Magasin III Museum & Foundation for Contemporary Art in collaboration with Accelerator at Stockholm University, Sweden.

2015-2016: Curatorial assistant and contributor to the catalogue at the exhibition Fear Nothing, She Says. When Art Reveals Mystic Truths, curated by Rosa Martinez and organised by Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) at Museo Nacional de Escultura. Valladolid (Spain).

2012-2013: Curatorial assistant at the exhibition series What To Think, What To Desire, What To Do, curated by Rosa Martínez and organised by “la Caixa” Foundation at Caixaforum Barcelona (Spain).

2012-2013: Guest blogger at the first edition of ARCObloggers, coordinated by Roberta Bosco and Stefano Caldana for ARCO, International Contemporary Art Fair of Madrid (Spain).

2011-:  Contributing writer for the culture section of the magazine Barcelonés, including managing the section Art in the Public Space.

Education

2016-2017: Modernist Legacies and Constructions of Whiteness. Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm.

2015-2017: International Master Programme in Curating Art, including Management and Law, Stockholm University.

2010-2012: Master’s Degree in Contemporary Film and Audiovisual Studies. Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.

2004-2009: Degree in Audiovisual Communication. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.