Sofía  Hernández Chong Cuy,

agent, curator, writer
Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy is the curator of contemporary art at Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. In 2009-2010, she was director of Museo Tamayo in Mexico City. Before then, she worked as curator at Art in General and earlier at Americas Society, both of these nonprofit arts organizations in New York City. Exhibitions she has curated independently include: "Autopsia de lo invisible" at MALBA in Buenos Aires, Argentina; "Archaeology of Longing" at Kadist Art Foundation in Paris, France, where she was in residence for part of 2008; and together with Raimundas Malasauskas and Alexis Vaillant, the IX Baltic Triennial "Black Market Worlds" (a.k.a. BMW). Sofía writes regularly for exhibition catalogues and art magazines, as well as in her blog:

Born in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, she studied art at the Universidad de Monterrey, Mexico. In 2000, she received the Ramapo College Curatorial Award for her graduate thesis exhibition at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, where she also spent a year-long curatorial residency in 2008. During her studies, she was also awarded a study grant by Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes in Mexico in 1998-1999, and more recently an Independent Travel and Research Grant by the American Center Foundation in 2007. She currently lives and works in New York City.

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