SELECTION COMMITTEE

ANAMARTA PIZARRO

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA

Director at the FITB (Iberoamerican Theater Festival of Bogotá). Anthropologist graduated from the National University of Bogotá. For three years she worked for the Institute of Pedagogy at the Ministry of Education of Colombia. Between 1984 and 1986, she directed the Cultural Area at the National Plan of Rehabilitation for the areas of displaced and homeless people, a program sponsored by the Presidency of Colombia. Later, she directed the Jorge Eliécer Gaitán Theater, before assuming the direction of the cultural department at the ONG “Viva la Ciudadanía". In 1993, she joined the Iberoamerican Theater Festival and the National Theater Foundation alongside Fanny Mikey. Since 2009, she is the Executive Director at the FITB.

RODOLFO KRONFLE

GUAYAQUIL, ECUADOR

Independent curator and researcher. He has an Art History Major from Boston College and holds a Master degree in Archaeology. Since 1996 he has published dozens of essays and has curated numerous shows, among which feature “Lo que las imágenes quieren: video desde Hispanoamérica” at the ICO Fundation in Madrid, “Passado Imperfeito” at the São Paulo Cultural Center, “Los matices del por qué” during the XI Bienal de Cuenca, and “Ecuador: la vida en estado puro” at the Museo del Barrio in New York. From 2003 until 2015 he edited RioRevuelto.net, the most extensive virtual archive of contemporary art from Ecuador. In 2011 he published “Historia(s) en el Arte Contemporáneo del Ecuador: 1998-2009”, the first book on Ecuador’s developing contemporary art scene. He has served as jury on several art prices, grants and biennials in various countries and also serves as an advisor of global and Latin-American cultural institutions such as the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) and the Rockefeller Foundation.

ALEJANDRO ROSSO

MONTERREY, MEXICO

Keyboardist, engineer and producer, part of the Mexican duo Plastilina Mosh. He studied piano concertos in Mexico, later Harpsichord and Old Music at Austria Barock Akademie in Austria, and Audio Engineering at The Recording Workshop in USA. Given the nature of the project, Plastilina Mosh has worked with producers and artists of various musical styles, such as Mike D and Money Mark (Beastie Boys), The DustBrothers, Sukia, Cafe Tacuba, Johnny Laboriel, Jorge Reyes, Hillary Duff, Belinda, Maria Jose, Nik West, RL Burnside, Le Hammond Inferno, Pat C, Intocable, Tatiana, Tonino Carotone, Babasonicos, Heloise and the Savoir Faire, Ximena Sariñana, Chetes, Belanova, Phobia, Moderatto, Tom Rothrock, Rob Schnapf, Jason Roberts, Mark Pistel (Hercules and love affair), Antonio Rigo Righetti and Karsh Kale, among others.