Curatorial Program for Research participant: (Re) Presentation in the Nordics
Magdalena Testoni (Argentina) is an artist, independent curator and art producer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She co-directs El Vómito, an independent art space focused on experimental artistic practices. She is also a coordinator in Pulpería Mutuálica, another self-managed space dedicated to alternative artistic practices. She was part of the Public Programs team in MALBA from 2021 to 2022. She is the director of Paraguay, an art book fair, with which she co-founded the network Formas de la idea, that linked independent publishers and artists from different cities of Latin América. She is the editor at Cuestión and a member of microutopías Press, a publishing house and art book fair from Montevideo, with which she participated in the lumbung of Publishers at documenta fifteen in July 2022. She has collaborated as a curator and lecturer with several art book fairs of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Florianópolis, Montevideo, Lima and Santiago de Chile. She writes texts and critical essays for different magazines, art galleries and institutions. She also works as an independent manager, production assistant, stager, designer and book publisher.
CPR 2023: RPN brings up to 8 international curators to Finland, Norway, and Sweden from August 20th – September 8th, 2023 to research the regional art scene with the ambition to get a better understanding of the complex history and current political situation in the Nordics. Following the program, the participating curators are invited to propose an exhibition with artists and issues they have come across during the program.