Talks: Humberto Moro
Humberto Moro is the Deputy Director of Program at Dia Art Foundation in New York City. He recently curated the Exposure sector for the 2022 EXPO Chicago.
Previously, he was Deputy Director and Senior Curator at Museo Tamayo in Mexico City, where he organized “ OTRXS MUNDXS,” a large-scale survey of artists working in the city. From 2016 – 2022, he was Curator at the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia, where he co-organized ”Frederick Douglass: Embers of Freedom, ” and organized solo exhibitions by Kenturah Davis, Glen Fogel, Alex Gardner, Oliver Laric, Cynthia Gutiérrez, Pia Camil, Mariana Castillo Deball, Tom Burr, Yang Fudong, FOS, AES+F, Mark Wallinger, Isaac Julien, and Anna Maria Maiolino, among others.
Moro curated ”Other Situations,” a project by Liliana Porter which included THEM, a theater play at The Kitchen, the reopening exhibition at El Museo del Barrio, and a forthcoming publication. Moro previously held curatorial positions at the Park Avenue Armory in New York and Museo Jumex in Mexico City. He was the recipient of the 2016 Estancias Tabacalera Research Award for Latin-American curators, Madrid, Spain, and was part of the 7th Gwangju Biennale International Curator Course, in Gwangju, South Korea.
Moro holds a BFA in Painting from the Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato; and a MA in Curatorial Studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS), Bard College, New York. He is part of the 2021 Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) cohort.