Magalí Arriola

Magali Arriola is an art critic and independent curator. She was curator of the Jumex Foundation for Contemporary Art between 2011 and 2014; chief curator of the Tamayo Museum between 2009 and 2011, and of the Museo Carrillo Gil from 1998 to 2001. Her independent projects include El dulce olor a quemado de la historia [The Sweet Burnt Smell of History] - 8th Biennial Panama (2008); Prophets of Deceit (Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, 2006); Learning to Love the Bomb and Stop Worrying about It (CANAIA, Mexico DF / Central Art at WTC, Guadalajara, Mexico, 2003-2004); and Alibis (Mexican Cultural Institute, Paris / Witte de With, Rotterdam, 2002). Arriola has written books and catalogs and has worked for magazines such as Art Forum, Mousse, Manifesta Journal, Afterall, and The Exhibitionist among others.