Barbara Cueto

Digital Curator
Headshot Barbara Cueto
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Impakt Festival

Barbara Cueto is the Digital Curator of C/O Berlin, an institution dedicated to the exploration of lens-based media. She is also a PhD candidate at the University of Amsterdam, where she is researching blockchain as a tool for radical imagination and its collateral effects in the notion of value.

Her projects are at the intersection of contemporary art, new technologies and activism. She has published, convened and curated projects internationally at institutions like Singapore Art Museum, Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, Marres in Maastricht, Impakt Festival in Utrecht, and de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam, all in the Netherlands; MMOMA Moscow for the 6th Moscow Biennale for Young Art in Russia(RU); Asian Culture Centre in Gwangju and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul in South Korea (SK); CaixaForum in Barcelona and La Casa Encendida in Madrid (ES); Bétonsalon in Paris. She has also been resident at Tokyo Wondersite in Japan, Rupert in Lithuania, and Cité des Arts in Paris.

She is alumna of de Appel Curatorial Programme in Amsterdam and she holds a MA in Arts Management from the University of Maastricht (NL), and a BA in Journalism from the Complutense University of Madrid (SP).


Rehearsing Social Imaginaries in Blockchain – A workshop

Geert Lovink, Barbara Cueto, Tanya Cruz

Recently, the decentralized technology blockchain narratives have moved from obscure techno-economic circles to the mainstream art market after a NFT was sold at a Christie’s auction for $69 million. This workshop is a guided debate where the audience will be invited to think through the technology to collectively inquiry into its social potential.
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