Emiliano Valdés is a curator, editor and cultural producer based in Medellin, Colombia and Guatemala City. He is currently Chief curator of the Museum of Modern Art, Medellin, and Associate Curator for the 10th Gwangju Biennale. Until recently, he was Co-director of Proyectos Ultravioleta, a multifaceted platform for experimentation in contemporary art in Guatemala City and Curator/Head of Visual Arts at the Centro Cultural de España en Guatemala where over 5 years he developed an extensive exhibitions program that transformed the artistic scene of the country. In 2012, he was the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Curatorial Fellow at dOCUMENTA (13). He has also been Temporary Exhibition Coordinator at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, (Madrid 2006-2007); Managing Editor at Contemporary Magazines, (London, 2007-2009); Co-Curator of the 8th Bienal de Artes Visuales Nicaragüenses (Nicaragua, 2011-2012); Curator of the 17th Bienal de Arte Paiz (Guatemala, 2010); Director of the seminar ‘Hábitat: Arte contexto y análisis urbano’ (Managua, 2010) as well as Artistic Director of Foto30 (2009-2010-2011), a contemporary photography and image festival in Guatemala City. Amongst his latest exhibitions are: “Serie Revisiones” at (Ex)Céntrico throughout all of 2011; ‘Mayami Son Machín’ at Gallery Diet in Miami; ‘Me asusta pero me gusta: Arte actual de Guatemala‘, at Diablo Rosso in Panamá City; ‘Hacer la historia’ at the Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española en la Antigua Guatemala; ‘Campo&Ciudad’; ‘¡Progreso!’; ‘Esa historia a la vuelta de la esquina’; ‘Luis Camnitzer: Ideas para Instalar’; and ‘Pintura: El proyecto incompleto’, amongst others.