Tamara Díaz Bringas
Tamara Diaz Bringas is a researcher and independent curator. She was Chief Curator of the X Bienal Centroamericana, San José and Limón, Costa Rica, 2016. In 1996 she got a BA in Art History from the University of Havana; in 2009 she graduated from the Independent Studies Program at MACBA in Barcelona, Spain, and from 2011 to 2013 she held a research fellowship at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, Spain. Between 1999 and 2009 she served as assistant curator and editorial coordinator in TEOR/éTica, San José, Costa Rica.
Some of her curatorial projects are: Playgrounds. Reinventar la plaza (along with Manuel J. Borja-Villel and Teresa Velázquez), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, 2014; associate curator and coordinator of the 31 Bienal de Pontevedra: Ut(r)ópicos, dedicated to Central American and the Caribbean and directed by Santiago Olmo, Galicia, Spain, 2010; Rolando Castellón, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, San Jose, Costa Rica, 2007. Along with Virginia Pérez-Ratton she curated Estrecho Dudoso, an international event with six simultaneous exhibitions in various museums, institutions and public spaces in San Jose, Costa Rica, in 2006. She has collaborated with several publications such as Art Journal, Artefacto, Tercer Texto, ArteContexto, Atlántica, Art Nexus, Bomb Magazine. Recently TEOR/éTica published a selection of her essays in the book Crítica próxima, the first volume of their "Escrituras Locales: Posiciones Críticas desde Centroamérica, el Caribe y sus Diásporas" series.