Travel Grant Program 2016

Thanks to the generous support of the Getty Foundation and the Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, CIMAM awarded grants to 24 professionals to attend the Annual Conference The Museum and Its Responsibilities, 18–20 November 2016.

The support from the Getty Foundation enabled 20 contemporary art professionals residing in countries with Emerging Market and Developing Economies to attend CIMAM’s 2016 Annual Conference.

Priscila Arantes, Chief Curator and Artistic Director, Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil
→ Sofía Dourron, Curator and Curatorial Department Coordinator, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Pily Estrada, Director, Centro Cultural Metropolitano de Quito, Quito, Ecuador
→ Soledad García Saavedra, Curator, Centro de Documentación Artes Visuales (CeDoc), Santiago de Chile, Chile
Tayeebeh Golsabahi, Head of Painting Collection, Cultural Institute of Bonyad Museums, Tehran, Iran
Helen Harris, Curator, National Art Gallery of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia
Elif Kamisli, Exhibition Coordinator, Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Istanbul, Turkey
→ Vikash Kumar, Curator, National Gallery of Modern Art, Noida, India
→ Mariana Lorenzi, Curator, Casa do Povo, São Paulo, Brazil
Ali Louguet, Director, National Museum of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Alisa Lozhkina, Deputy Director and Curator, Contemporary Art Laboratory, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine
Adrianna Matczak, Registrar, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Antonio Montalvan, Mindanao Association of Museums, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
Christoforos Pavlakis, Independent Curator, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Snježana Pintarić, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Robin Riskin, Co-Curator, blaxTARLINES KUMASI, Kumasi, Ghana
Virginia Roy, Curator, MUAC: Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
Suvdaa Sampil, Curator, Museum of Tuv Province, Zuunmod City, Mongolia
→ Christian Tchuisseu Nana, Curator and Director, Blackitude museum and Art of God Gallery, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Randel Urbano, Curator, Vargas Museum, Quezon City, Philippines.

The Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros awarded 4 travel grants to contemporary art professionals residing in Central America and the Caribbean to attend CIMAM’s 2016 Annual Conference.

Marly Desir, Contemporary Art Curator, College la Renaissance, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Magali Méndez de Castellón, Masters in Education and Museums: Cultural Identity and Heritage, Museologist and designer, San Salvador, El Salvador
Stephanie Noach, Independent Curator, Havana, Cuba
Melissa Ramos Borges, Art Historian and Curator; San Juan, Puerto Rico.

We received over 100 grant applications. Thank you for your interest in CIMAM’s Travel Grant Program!

Grant funders 2016
Precedent grantees