Barbara Cueto is the Digital Curator of C/O Berlin, an institution dedicated to the exploration of lens-based media. She is also a PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam, where she is researching blockchain as a tool for radical imagination and its collateral effects in the notion of value.
Her projects are at the intersection of contemporary art, new technologies and activism. She has published, convened and curated projects internationally at institutions like Singapore Art Museum, Van Abbe Museum in Eindhoven, Marres in Maastricht, Impakt Festival in Utrecht, and de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam, all in the Netherlands; MMOMA Moscow for the 6th Moscow Biennale for Young Art in Russia(RU); Asian Culture Centre in Gwangju and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul in South Korea (SK); La Casa Encendida in Madrid (ES); Bétonsalon in Paris;. She has also been resident at Tokyo Wondersite in Japan, Rupert in Lithuania, and Cité des Arts in Paris.
She is alumna of de Appel Curatorial Programme in Amsterdam and she holds a MA in Arts Management from the University of Maastricht (NL), and a BA in Journalism from the Complutense University of Madrid (SP). In addition, she has been awarded with Inéditos 2017, a prize for emerging curators in Spain; and numerous grants and scholarships like the Botín Foundation grant for young Curators in 2014/2015.