SITE Santa Fe announced the appointment of five international guest curators to organize SITElines.2016.


New Perspectives on Art of the Americas

July 16, 2016–January 8, 2017

Curatorial Team: Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Kathleen Ash-Milby, Pip Day, Pablo León de la Barra, Kiki Mazzucchelli 

Managing Curator: Janet Dees, Curator, SITE Santa Fe

SITElines Director: Irene Hofmann, Phillips Director and Chief Curator, SITE Santa Fe

SITElines.2016, the second installment of SITE Santa Fe’s ​SITElines: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas, is a reimagined biennial exhibition series with a focus on contemporary art from the Americas. The selection of curators Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Kathleen Ash-Milby, Pip Day, Pablo León de la Barra, and Kiki Mazzucchelli brings together an accomplished and talented team from points across the Americas that will be responsible for developing the thematic focus and vision for SITElines.2016.

The curators of SITElines 2016:

Rocío Aranda-Alvarado
(b. Santiago, Chile; lives in New York)
Curator at El Museo del Barrio, New York

Kathleen Ash-Milby
(b. Albuquerque, New Mexico; lives in New Jersey)
Associate Curator at Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, New York

Pip Day
(b. Chelmsford, UK; lives in Montréal, Canada and Mexico City)
Director / Curator at SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art, Montréal

Pablo León de la Barra
(b. Mexico City; based in London and Rio de Janeiro)
Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator Latin America at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Director at Casa França Brasil in Rio de Janeiro

Kiki Mazzucchelli
(b. São Paulo; lives in London)
Independent curator, writer and artistic director of Dace Gallery, a new non-profit space in London dedicated to Latin American art

Image left to right: Rocío Aranda-Alvarado, Kathleen Ash-Milby, Pip Day, Pablo León de la Barra, Kiki Mazzucchelli. Photos: Kate Russell. Courtesy SITE Santa Fe