Victoria Noorthoorn

Victoria Noorthoorn is a freelance curator based in Buenos Aires, she is the appointed curator of the upcoming Lyon Biennial.

She has worked as Projects Coordinator of the International Program at MoMA, New York; as Assistant Curator of Contemporary Exhibitions at The Drawing Center, New York; and as Curator of Malba-Fundación Costantini in Buenos Aires. In 2004, she began working as a freelance curator on exhibition projects in Buenos Aires, Santiago, São Paulo, Porto Alegre, Cali, Pontevedra and New York. She conceived and installed the permanent collection of the new branch of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Neuquén, Argentina (2004); was Chief Curator of the 29th Pontevedra Art Biennial (2006) in Spain; collaborated on the presentation of Argentinian artist León Ferrari at the 52nd Venice Biennale (2007) – which won the Golden Lion – and co-curated the Ricardo Garabito retrospective (2007) at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires. She also curated the exhibition Beginning With A Bang! From Confrontation to Intimacy, an exhibition of Argentine Contemporary Artists 1960 / 2007 at The Americas Society, New York (2007). In 2008 she co-curated the 41st Salón Nacional in Cali, Colombia, with Colombian artists Wilson Díaz, José Horacio Martínez, Oscar Muñoz and Bernardo Ortiz. Noorthoorn has recently curated the retrospective of the artist Marta Minujín for Malba-Fundación Costantini, which opened in November 2010 in Buenos Aires.