A warm welcome to Luísa Santos to CIMAM!

2 February 2024

Santos, Luísa

“I’m thrilled and honoured to join CIMAM as I believe that only through collaboration, mutuality and exchange we can work towards a fairer and sustainable art ecosystem”.

"CIMAM is the largest global network of museums and museum professionals in the field of modern and contemporary art in order to raise awareness and respond to the evolving needs of modern and contemporary museums, and to take a leadership role on issues of concern. I cannot think of a better place to collaborate with like-minded individuals and institutions towards a more socially and environmentally sustainable arts ecosystem. I look forward to the opportunity to develop my network and expand my practice and knowledge in cooperation projects.”

Luísa Santos, Researcher and Curator, Universidade Católica Portuguesa; 4Cs; and The Listening Biennial, Lisbon, Portugal.

About Luísa Santos

Luísa Santos is an independent curator and scholar. Her main areas of research are the relationships between contemporary art, institutions, and social systems. She co-founded the "4Cs: from Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture" and the "Institution(ing)s".

An independent curator since 2009, she works with different institutions and bridges relationships and collaborations among. She is committed to find new sustainable forms of cultural co-creation, contributing to a more sustainable and fair cultural ecosystem.


CIMAM – International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art – is an Affiliated Organization of ICOM.* Founded in 1962, CIMAM’s vision is a world where the contribution of museums, collections, and archives of modern and contemporary art to the cultural, social, and economic well-being of society is recognized and respected.

Join today, and take part in our network with over 700 contemporary art museum professionals from 84 countries.

Thank you, Luísa Santos, for becoming a member of CIMAM!