Violeta Janeiro Alfageme

Violeta Janeiro Alfageme Curator

Violeta Janeiro Alfageme, born in Vigo, 1982. She is a curator in art who researches and writes about social thought consigned to the margins by the narratives of power. She is also a PhD student at the University of Santiago de Compostela, with a thesis on a political imagination in the 1990s in Spain that originates in disenchantment. Interferencias, una memoria que sigue viva pero no lo sabíamos is a long-term project on the processes of politicization of subjectivity itself in a generation of women artists, understood as subaltern subjects, who developed an artistic sensibility in years of repression and closure. In 2023 she curated How long is an echo? at Städtische Galerie Kubus in Hannover, Preservation paradox with Jumana Manna at Matadero, Madrid and the photography biennial FOTONOVIEMBRE in Tenerife at the TEA with a generation of women photographers who explored the political dimension of photography and film in the 1970s. She has collaborated with the Cultural Center of Spain in in Lima, La Paz and Santiago de Chile, El Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, Kunsthall Trondheim in Norway, CIA in Buenos Aires, and Bisagra in Peru, taught at UCEAP (University of California Education Abroad Program), Universidad de Nebrija, Summer Photography Courses at Universidad Carlos III, and Círculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid, among others. She co-manages and curates Late Idea Dice with proposals related to geopolitics and trauma. Recent projects with the Palestinian artist Jumana Manna and the Iranian Gelare Koshogozaran and the writer Gabriela Ybarra.