Roles in Archive: Author, Speaker
Cuauhtémoc Medina (b. Mexico City, 1965) is an art critic, historian, and curator. He is as a full-time researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas at UNAM, Mexico City, and Associate Curator of Latin American Art Collections at Tate Gallery, London. He recently co-curated “La Era de la Discrepancia” at the Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (2007), and curated “Francis Alÿs. Diez cuadras alrededor del estudio,” Antiguo Palacio de San Ildefonso (2006). Medina has recently co-published books on Francis Alÿs (Phaidon Press, 2007) and on Melanie Smith, Ciudad Espiral y Otros Placeres Artificiales (A&R, 2006), among many others. He is a regular collaborator of “El Ojo Breve,” Reforma. He lives and works in Mexico City.