Cuauhtémoc Medina

Cuauhtémoc Medina


(Mexico City, 1965). Art Critic, curator and historian, lives and works in Mexico City. PhD in Art History and Theory from the University of Essex, UK. Researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Associate Curator of Latin American Art Collections at Tate Gallery in London. He is also member of Teratoma, a group of curators, critics and anthropologists based in Mexico City. In 2002, he organized Francis Alsis’s action When Faith moves Mountains in Lima, Peru and curated the exhibition 20 million Mexicans can't be wrong at the South London Gallery. Among his recent publications are: “Gerzso and the lndo-american gothic. From Eccentric Surrealism to Paralel Modernism”, in Diana C.

Dupont, Risking the Abstract: Mexican Modernism and the Art of Gunther Gerzso (Santa Barbara, Ca, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 2003); Aduana/Customs in Rosa Martinez, Santiago Sierra Pabellón de España. 50a Bienal de Venecia (Madrid, Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, 2003); as a co-author with Francis Alÿs When Faith Moves Mountains (Ed. Turner, 2006).