Anaïs Castro is a curator and writer based in Montréal and Berlin. She holds a BFA in Art History from Concordia University and a Masters in Contemporary Art: History, Curating, Criticism from the University of Edinburgh.
Over the past few years, she has curated a number of exhibitions in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany and China, including Moving Still | Still Moving at Art Mûr Montréal (2015), #self for Art Souterrain (Montréal, 2016), Self-Abstractions at Canada House (London, 2017) and Over My Black Body at La Galerie de l’UQAM (Montreal, 2019) and at Spike Art Quarterly (Berlin, 2018). She is one of the founding members of the curatorial collective The Department of Love, which presented its first project in Shanghai in December 2018 and commissioned four performances by Debora Délmar, Jade Montserrat, Alvin Tran, and Steven Warwick as part of the Open Programme of Art Night London 2019.
She participated in the inaugural Shanghai Curators Lab (2018), was a Curator-in-Residence at Art in General (Brooklyn, 2019), Titanik (Turku, 2017) and a Visiting Critic at BCA (Burlington, 2016). She is an editorial member of Daily Lazy and publishes regularly in esse art + opinions, Espace, and this is tomorrow.
Photo Credit: Sandra Larochelle