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Han Nefkens Foundation – ARCO Madrid Video Art Production Award 2018: 

Maya Watanabe


© Maya Watanabe

Born in Lima in 1983, Watanabe is based between Amsterdam and Madrid.

She works mainly with video installations. Her work has been exhibited at: Palais de Tokyo, Matadero Madrid, Kadist Art Foundation SF, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Lima, and Kyoto Art Center among others. She has been featured in festivals like Videobrasil, LOOP, FILE, Transitio MX, Madrid Abierto, Havana Film Festival, and Beijing Biennale. She has also collaborated as a set designer and audiovisual art director for theatre plays performed in Peru, Spain, Austria and Italy.

Jury members:
Lucia Casani: director of La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
Florencia Portocarrero: curator of Proyecto AMIL, Lima, Perú.
Simon Maidment: senior curator of the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.

Pre-selection expert:
Fietta Jarque: art critic and curator, Perú

Scouts & Experts:
José Carlos Mariategui (Perú): art critic and curator.
Sharon Lerner (Perú): curator of the MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima, Perú
Miguel López (Perú): chief curator of TEOR/éTica in San Juan, Costa Rica.
Eduardo Carrera (Ecuador): chief curator of CAC-Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Quito, Ecuador
Rosa Lleó (Spain): director of The Green Parrot, Barcelona, Spain.
Luz Muñoz (Chile): art critic and curator.
Octavio Zaya (Spain): art critic and curator.

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