Gema Darbo is an independent art curator, a researcher and educator. Her practice emerges at the intersection of visual culture, digital humanities and curatorial knowledge. News! La Voltereta: Preview+Q&N with artist Mar Reykjavik at Cineteca Madrid, december 2022; Duerme en el accidente que provoca Exhibition at Centre d'Arts Santa Mònica. Barcelona, September 2022- January 2023; (crear) Situacions: Art i pensament participatiu. Programa de formació al Centre d'Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona, octubre 2022; Readers - e-flux: Support Bubble Recent Projects: Absent Audience: Practicing Terminology. Talk and workshop in collaboration with Sixtyeight Art Institute and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, September 2022; Interview Fabra i CoatsCuratorial residency granted in Barcelona & Madrid, May & June 2022 supported by Matadero Centre for artists in residence, LOOP Festival, Fabra i Coats and Centro de Arte Santa Mónica; Absent Audience Conference at Goldsmiths University of London, UK; Interview [ANTI]MATERIA Cámara de Maravillas; Photobook Ruta 234 Offprint, Tate Modern. London, UK; Voice is open source at Tate Exchange, Tate Modern. London, UK; Tocar el pueblo Sala Cuarto Espacio. Zaragoza, Spain. Previous to this, I coiniciated Widephoto, a non-profit collaborative and collective curatorial platform focused on learning, exchange and debate about contemporary photography. Projects include: Fotolibro en vivo at Centre Contemporary Culture of Barcelona, Spain; The online photobook Club at Foto Colectania. Barcelona, UK; Babá Khumú Ta Tá at Wer-Haus Gallery. Barcelona, Spain; Geology of the ineffable, Can Felipa Visual Arts Prize. Barcelona, Spain.

She is currently studying  an M.Res in Advanced Practices at Goldsmiths, University of London.
She holds an MA in Contemporary Photography Practices and Philosophies at Central Saint Martins, London.


Contact: gemadarbo@gmail.com