Carmen Ferreyra // Director and Founder
Carmen Ferreyra is an independent curator and art producer based in Brooklyn, NY. She completed her MA in Critical and Curatorial Studies in Modern Art at Columbia University in 2013, and in 2010 earned a BA in Art History and French also from Columbia University. Ferreyra was the Director of Special Programs for the Bienal de las Fronteras in Matamoros, Mexico (2014-2015), and the Director of UNTITLED. Art Fair in Miami Beach, Florida (2014). She was the manager of Pinta Art Show in London and New York (2007-2013) and acquisition advisor for Mundus Novus Latin American Art Collection (2010-2013). Additionally, she served as editor at Interventions, Columbia University Curatorial Journal from 2012-2013. Ferreyra has conducted research for several institutions, including the Study Center at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art, El Museo del Barrio and the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros in New York, between others.
Iben Bach Elmstrøm // Co-Director, Europe
Iben Bach Elmstrøm is an independent curator, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. She holds an MFA in Curating from Goldsmiths University (2014). Iben is working with a range of contemporary art and curatorial projects, often researched in relation to site specificity, political imaginaries and questioning. Recently she curated the exhibition ‘The Object is To Change The Soul’ in Egeskov Renessaisance garden at Heartland Festival, an exhibition responding to ideas between the Renessaisance philosophy of individualism and contemporary individulistic working life culture. Ars Memoria a large exhibition showing works by Danish artists Helene Nymann at ‘The Round Tower’ in Copenhagen - a historic star observatory from 1642. The exhibition is concerned with ancient mnemonics and cosmic speculations developed by philosopher Giordano Bruno.The exhibition combines contemporary artistic expression with ancient thoughts and ideas, by operating between past and future encyclopaedic systems, body and brain, technology and science.
Irene Campolmi // Co-Director, Europe
Irene Campolmi is an Italian Copenhagen-based curator and researcher currently working on exhibitions and curatorial projects that explore notions of ecology, ethics, postcolonial, queer and feminism. In 2019, she will curate solo shows of Jesper Just at Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen and MAAT Lisbon; Basim Magdy at MAAT Lisbon; and Kris Lemsalu as part of the 58th Venice Biennial Estonian Pavilion. Her curated projects include “#whatif” (2018) at Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen), which reflected on radical socio-political projects of our contemporary society; and Code Art Fair Artistic Program “Art Reacts” (2017) reflecting how artistic and curatorial practice reacts to socio-political events proposing new ways to inhabit the world; and "Performing Identities" (2108) on the body as a territory to define political identity. Irene was a PhD Fellow & Researcher at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (2013-2016). Currently, she is completing a PhD thesis on the ethics of curating. She worked as a researcher for the Max Planck Institute- Kunsthistorisches Institute in Florence.
Amaryllis Zachariadou // Intern
Amaryllis Zachariadou is an intern at CPR. Originally from Athens, Zachariadou is a Barcelona-based artist and curator. Her practice is a combination of elements from her artistic, theoretical and managerial background. She holds a BA in Performing arts, an MA in Arts and Cultural Management and has completed a course on Contemporary Art and Politics in the Valand Academy of the University of Gothenburg. Zachariadou has worked, among others, at the National Theatre of Greece, the Mies van Der Rohe Foundation, and the Fundació Antoni Tàpies and Cordova Gallery. Her upcoming project investigates the relationship between landscape, memory and the amorphous beauty of found objects in villages of the Spanish north.