Cynthia Cruz is the author of four collection of poems: Ruin, published in 2006 by Alice James Books, The Glimmering Room, published by Four Way Books in 2012, Wunderkammer, published by Four Way Books in 2014, and How the End Begins was published by Four Way Books in 2016. Her essays, interviews, and art writings have been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books, the American Poetry Review, The Rumpus, The Enemy, Guernica and Hyperallergic. A completed anthology of contemporary Latina poets, an anthology of poems by American women poets on the issue of nourishment as well as a collection of essays on silence and language are currently under review. Cruz has an MFA in Art Writing from the School of Visual Arts (NY) and is a PhD candidate in the German Department at Rutgers New Brunswick and teaches at Sarah Lawrence College. She is participating in an upcoming exhibition at the Museum für Neue Kunst in Freiburg. Visit: cynthiacruzblog.blogspot.com
Tatiane Santa Rosa
Tatiane Santa Rosa is a Brazilian-born art writer and independent curator. She is a visiting faculty at the San Francisco Art Institute and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Visual Studies at the University of California Santa Cruz. She has an MFA in Art Writing from the School of Visual Arts (NY-2015) and an MA in Art History, Contemporary Art (Sotheby’s Institute of Art-NY-2013). She is the co-author of Contemporary Art in Brazil by Editora Pinakotheke, Rio de Janeiro, 2016. Her essays and reviews have been published by The Brooklyn Rail, ARTnews Magazine, Guernica, Hyperallergic, and artcritical. In 2014 she curated the show Triplopia: Gregório Gruber, Lucio Tamino and Lorena Hollander in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and in 2013 she co-curated Sísifo: El Heroismo del Absurdo, ArteActual, FLACSO, in Ecuador. She was a curatorial intern at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), at El Museo del Barrio, and at the Whitney Museum of American Art, where she was part of the 2014 Whitney Biennial Team.