Inés Katzenstein received a masters degree from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York (2001). She has written extensively about contemporary art and curated exhibitions like Liliana Porter: Fotografía y ficción (Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, 2003), David Lamelas, Extranjero, Foreigner, Ètranger, Aüslander (Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico, 2005) Marcelo Pombo, un artista del pueblo (Collection Fortabat, Buenos Aires, 2015) and co-curated Televisión, El Di Tella y un episodio en la vida de la TV (Espacio Telefónica, Buenos Aires, 2010) and Aquella mañana… (Parque de la memoria, Buenos Aires, 2014). She was curator of the Argentine pavilion at the 52nd Venice Biennale, where she presented the project Guillermo Kuitca, si yo fuera el invierno mismo and was co-curator of Zona Franca, Mercosur Biennial, 2007, with projects from Leopoldo Estol and M7red. Among other books, she edited Listen, Here, Now! Argentine Art of the Sixties: Writings of the Avant-Garde, (The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2004.) She was awarded by the Argentina Association of Art Critics in 1997 and 2006 for her texts on Paul Siquier and Marcelo Pombo respectively, and nominated for the Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement in 2015. From 2004 to 2008 she served as curator at Malba-Fundación Costantini, where among other programming projects she initiated the collection of contemporary Argentine art. In 2008 she founded the Department of Art at the University Torcuato Di Tella, where she currently serves as director of educational programs and exhibitions. She is part of the Advisory Board of the magazine Otra Parte de Artes y Letras and of the Artistic Scientific Committee at Malba. Inés Katzenstein is founding director of the Art Department at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires since 2008, where she develops the Artists Program and Exhibitions program. She was curator of the Argentine pavilion on the 52nd Venice Biennale and co-curator of the exhibition Zona Franca at the Mercosur Biennial in 2007. From 2004 to 2008, she served as curator at Malba- Fundación Costantini [Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires], where she developed a program of exhibitions and a collection of contemporary Argentine art. She has also curated exhibitions for other institutions like Liliana Porter: Fotografía y ficción in the Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, in 2003; David Lamelas, Extranjero, Foreigner, Ètranger, Ausländer at Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, in 2005; co-curated Televisión, El Di Tella y un episodio en la vida de la TV argentina, Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Buenos Aires, in 2010, and Aquella mañana…,in the Memory Park in Buenos Aires in 2014.
Katzenstein has written extensively on contemporary art and was the editor of Listen, Here, Now! Argentine Art of the 1960s: Writings of the Avant-Garde (New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2004).
She currently serves as a member of the advisory boards of the magazine Otra Parte and the Malba-Colección Costantini.