Silvia Benedetti is a New York-based Venezuelan independent art historian, curator, and art writer. Her research focuses on opportunities to critically reassess and contextualize the work of peripheral creators in a global ambit as well as the intersection of artistic and political practices. Some of her previous work experience include curatorial positions at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Cisneros Latin American Art Initiative at Hunter College, Dia Art Foundation, and Fundación Gego in Caracas. Her writings have appeared in museum catalogues and publications such as Hyperallergic, BOMB Magazine, FLORÆ, Americas Quarterly, and Arte al Día.
Two Artists Address the Mass Venezuelan Exodus
The Art of Liberation in a Utopian Nicaraguan Community
The Venezuelan Modernist Who Took Inspiration from Graphic Design
Understanding Indigenous Identity through Film
Javier Téllez’s To Have Done with the Judgment of God