Barbara Cueto is a curator and researcher interested in the intersection of activism, new technologies and contemporary art. She has convened and curated projects internationally at institutions like MMOMA Moscow for the 6th Moscow Biennale for Young Art in Russia, Asian Culture Centre in Gwangju and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul in South Korea, La Casa Encendida in Madrid, Bétonsalon in Paris, De Domijnen in Sittard, Marres in Maastricht, Impakt Festival in Utrecht, and de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam, all in the Netherlands. And has been resident at Tokyo Wondersite in Japan, Rupert in Lithuania, and Cité des Arts in Paris.
Currently, she is a PhD candidate at the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis of the University of Amsterdam, where she holds a research fellowship to investigate new political imaginaries of artists working with blockchains. She is alumna of curatorial programme of de Appel in Amsterdam, and 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 the Botín Foundation grant for young Curators in 2014/2015. She is on the Editorial Board of the Dutch Journal of Gender Studies and works as Art Editor for Fireflies Magazine, and she recently published “Authenticity? Observations and artistic practices for the post-digital era” with Valiz in Amsterdam.