Zaira Espíritu

Zaira Espíritu holds a PhD in Anthropology from UAM-Iztapalapa, with a specialization in the analysis of art and culture. Awarded her degree in 2011 with the thesis “Art festivals in the city of Cuernavaca, Morelos: Between theory and practice.“  In 2009 she realized a residency at the University of Barcelona (UB) with the aid of Beca-Mixta CONACYT. She has participated as a lecturer in different colloquiums organized by the University of Havana, CRIM-UNAM, UAM, and the Autonomous University of Madrid.

In 2014 she was a juror for the National Prize of Arts and Science Category II: Fine Arts. She was also a part of the organizing committee of the Emigra Contemporary Arts Festival and was coordinator for the magazine Tabique, which became the recipient of the Edmundo Valadés Grant awarded by Fonca in 2003 and 2004. Currently she is a professor at the Morelense Center for the Arts (CMA) and the Arts Department of the UAEM. Her work as a researcher center primarily on the relationship between creation and research in the arts.

Reading Lists

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