Travel Grant Beneficiaries

CIMAM 2015 Annual Conference
Tokyo 7–9 November 2015

Thanks to the generous support of the Getty Foundation, Los Angeles, the Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros and the Gwangju Biennale Foundation CIMAM has granted 28 professionals to attend the Annual Conference How Global Can Museums Be? that will be held in Tokyo, 7–9 November 2015.

The support from the Getty Foundation is enabling 20 contemporary art professionals residing in countries with Emerging Market and Developing Economies to attend CIMAM’s 2015 Annual Conference. Funding provided by the Getty Foundation has been made possible thanks to the kind collaboration of ICOM.

→ Moacir dos Anjos, Researcher and Curator, Fundação Joaquim Nabuco, Recife PE, Brazil
→ Zeina Arida, Director, Nicolas Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon
→ Calin Dan, Director, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest, Romania
→ Cecilia Delgado, Associate Curator, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo (MUAC), Mexico City, Mexico
→ Ximena Gama, Curator, Espacio Odeón, Bogotá, Colombia
→ Amanda de la Garza, Adjunct Curator, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo (MUAC), Mexico City, Mexico
→ Albert Heta, Artistic Director, Stacion – Center for Contemporary Art Prishtina, Prishtina, Kosovo
→ Sona Hovhannisyan, Art Critic and Curator, ICOM Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
→ Aleksandra Jach, Curator, Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi, Warsaw, Poland
→ Na’ankwat Yola Kwapnoe, Visual Art Officer, National Council for Arts and Culture, Abuja, Nigeria
→ Elaine Lin, Collection Manager, Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong, China
→ Jens Maier-Rothe, Co-director, Beirut, Cairo, Egypt
→ Louise Anne Marcelino, Instructor, Department of Art Studies, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
→ Fan Ni, Head of Exhibitions, OCAT Xi’an, China
→ Márton Orosz, PhD, Director, Vasarely Museum, Budapest, Hungary
→ Ilhan Ozan, Curator, SALT, Istanbul, Turkey; Livia Pancu, Co-director, Iasi, Iasi, Romania
→ Yuliya Sokorina, Curator, Asia Art+ PF, Almaty, Kazakhstan
→ Krisztina Szipöcs, Chief Curator, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary
→ Yuliya Vaganova, Deputy Director in Exhibitions, Partnership and International Projects, The National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine

The Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros has awarded 4 travel grants to contemporary art professionals residing in Central America and the Caribbean to attend CIMAM’s 2015 Annual Conference.

→ Mayra Barraza, Director, National Gallery of Art, San Salvador, El Salvador
→ María Paola Malavasi, Education and Research Coordinator, TEOR/éTica, San Jose, Costa Rica
→ José Mario Ottoniel Maza Ponce, Director, National Museum of Modern Art, Guatemala City, Guatemala
→ Marsha Pearce, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine Campus, Trinidad, Trinidad & Tobago

The Gwangju Biennale Foundation has awarded 4 travel grants to professionals from South Korea to attend CIMAM’s 2015 Annual Conference.

→ Hyunjin Kim, Independent Curator, Seoul
→ Jang Un Kim, Senior Curator, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Seoul
→ Hyunjin Shin, Writer, Seoul
→ Jeongsun Yang, Independent Curator, Hongik University, Seoul