43 photos: The Museum of Modern Art hosted the 55th Annual Conference of the International Committee of Museums and Collections of Modern Art The Minister of Culture of Buenos Aires, Enrique Avogadro, together with the Head of the Buenos Aires Government, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, and the director of the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires, Victoria Noorthoorn, at the presentation of the Annual Conference of the International Committee of Museums and Collections of Modern Art The Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires hosted the 55th Annual Conference of CIMAM (International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art) entitled “The museum, a shared creation: Ethics, social transformation and cultural legacy” Teresa Bulgheroni, president of the MALBA Foundation, touring the exhibitions of the Modern Museum (JULIAN BONGIOVANNI/) Adriana Rosenberg, president and director of Fundación Proa; Victoria Noorthoorn, director of the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires; and Amalia Amoedo (Amalia Amoedo Foundation and Amalita collection) The holding of this CIMAM Annual Conference in Buenos Aires was an initiative of Victoria Noorthoorn, director of the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires and member of the CIMAM Board of Directors since 2019, and had the structural support of the City Government and that of the host partners Fundación Proa, Ama Amoedo Foundation, Amalita Collection, MALBA (Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires), and Andrea Arditi Schwartz Enrique Avogadro, Minister of Culture of Buenos Aires, in front of a work by Kenneth Kemble. Arthaus contributed by providing a travel scholarship fund for 23 Argentine professionals. The Modern Museum has the support and accompaniment of the Friends of the Modern Association Teresa Bulgheroni, Adriana Rosenberg and Amalia Amoedo. 250 museum directors from around the world, including directors, curators, researchers and art professionals, attended the CIMAM Conference at the Museo Moderno to discuss the challenges and priorities of museums, exchange information, projects and good practices, and strengthen the international network of museums Bouthayna Baltaji, Director of Museography and Heritage, Qatar Museums, Doha, Qatar Suhanya Raffel, director of the M+ Hong Kong Museum and president of CIMAM, in front of a work by Nicolás García Uriburu from the Green Manifesto exhibition, at the Moderno Ruxmini Choudhury, Curator, Samdani Art Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh Felisa Larivière de Blaquier, president of the Larivière Foundation; Julia Converti (Larivière Foundation) and the curator of the Modern Museum, Larisa Zmud during the visit to the Larivière Foundation Sol Prat Gay (Friends of Modern Coordination), Amalia Amoedo, Sergio Cantarovici (member of the Friends of Moderno Board of Directors) and Inés Etchebarne Mihanovich (president of Friends of Moderno) Florencia Perotti, advisor to the board in Art and Culture of HelpArgentina. An ambitious program of visits to cultural institutions in the city of Buenos Aires was developed, which included not only the visual arts, but also literature, cinema, dance and experimental music, with the aim of bringing international art references link with the Argentine scene in all its disciplines, and opportunities arise for our artists, spaces and cultural projects Joaquina Testa and Julio Suaya (Clorindo Testa Foundation). CIMAM, an organization founded in 1962 and affiliated with the International Council of Museums (ICOM), is the only global network of modern and contemporary art museum professionals in the world. Today it has more than 700 directors, curators, and managers specialized in current art from 86 countries. Fran Cavia at the CIMAM closing party at the Moderno. The participants visited the PROA Foundation, Andreani Foundation, Larivière Latin American Photography Foundation, Forner-Bigatti Foundation, the Barro, Calvaresi, Constitución, Nora Fisch, Pasto and Alberto Sendrós galleries, as well as the alternative spaces and residency programs of the El Mirador Foundation , La Verdi and Munar, the studio of the late León Ferrari and other spaces in the Arts District in the neighborhoods of San Telmo and La Boca The gallery owner, Luis Sessa. The participants also visited the MALBA and the various museums located along the Museum Mile, on Avenida Libertador, the Eduardo Sívori Museum, the Casa Victoria Ocampo/National Fund for the Arts, the National Museum of Fine Arts, Arthaus , MUNTREF, CCK, AMALITA Collection, and galleries on Alvear Avenue, Arroyo and Retiro streets, among other routes that were specially designed according to the different interests of those attending the CIMAM Conference. María Pies (director of the Engel Foundation) and Silvia Braun (Responsible patron of the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires) Erica Roberts (co-chair of the Tate Latin America Acquisitions Committee), Marko Daniel (director of the Joan Miró Foundation, Barcelona, Spain) and Teresa Bulgheroni (president of the MALBA Foundation) The gallery owner Tomás Redrado and the Chilean artist Pancho Casas Collector Esteban Tedesco and patron Erica Roberts, co-chair of the Tate Latin America Acquisitions Committee Larisa Zmud (Modern Museum, in charge of the Map of Argentine Art under Construction) María Casado (Maria Casado Gallery) Diego Ranea and Chantal de Erdozain, patrons of the Modern, along with Silvia Braun Amalia Amoedo and Javier Villa, senior curator of the Modern Museum The curator Sebastián Vidal Mackinson and Federica Baeza, director of the Palais de Glace The artist La Chola Poblete; Mora Juárez (institutional relations Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires) and Luis Juárez (member of the Memory Archive) In the front row in the Moderno auditorium, patron Andrea Arditi Schwartz, Teresa Bulgheroni, Adriana Rosenberg, Amalia Amoedo, Gerardo Azcuy and Sol Juárez Luciana Lamothe, artist selected to represent Argentina in the next Venice Biennale Sol Juárez, product and innovation manager of Fundación Azcuy, and Gerardo Azcuy, founder and general director of Fundación Azcuy Rodrigo Cadenas, president and director of the Tres Pinos Foundation; the artist Adriana Bustos and Victoria Noorthoorn Florencia Ortolani, director of MACBA (Museum of Contemporary Art of Buenos Aires) The Cuban artist, Coco Fusco, together with the French writer and curator, Simon Njami The artist Luis Camnitzer with Victoria Noorthoorn and Pablo Lafuente, artistic director of the Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro The collector Juan José Cattábneo with the artist Ana Gallardo and the collector André Brun Wojciech Grzybala, President of the Andrzej Wrobleski Foundation (Warsaw, Poland) Judith Greer (Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates) and Meriem Berrada, artistic director of the Museum of Contemporary African Art Victoria Noorthoorn, director of the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires, and Manuel Segade, director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía The 250 attendees at the CIMAM Conference (International Committee of Museums and Collections of Modern and Contemporary Art) in front of the facade of the Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires María Belén Correa (Trans Memory Archive) and the artist Diego Bianchi Álvaro Rufiner (director of the Modern Museum) with the artists Florencia Böhtlingk and Alexis Minkiewicz Andrés Buhar, founder and president of Arthaus, in front of the mural by Marcelo Pombo Inés Etchebarne Mihanovich, president of the Friends of the Modern Association, and the gallery owner Amparo Díscoli The Museum of Modern Art hosted the 55th Annual Conference of the International Committee of Museums and Collections of Modern Art /// Photos: Courtesy áxp Communication Author Profile Allow me to introduce myself. 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