Claudia Arozqueta is a curator, researcher and writer currently based in Wellington, New Zealand. She completed her undergraduate studies at UNAM in Mexico City before earning her Masters Degree in Media Art Histories from Danube University, Krems, Austria. Claudia is co-founder and co-curator of Modelab (www.modelab.info), an interdisciplinary agora for social and artistic research. From 2011 to 2013, she was Director of Enjoy Public Art Gallery in Wellington, and has curated numerous exhibitions including Surveillance Awareness Bureau, Modelab, Wellington, New Zealand (2015); Was that cannon fire, or is it my heart pounding?, Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand (2012); Crossing Boundaries,  Winzavod Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia (2010); and A Place in Time, Camp Street, San Antonio, Texas (A CAM San Antonio event, 2006).

Claudia is a regular contributor to Artforum and Art-Agenda, and has published extensively in magazines, newspapers and journals, such as Flash Art, Art Lies, Artnews, The Moscow Times, and the Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts. She also served as a lecturer at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, and Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Her latest research paper, “Heartbeats and Art: A Historical Connection,” will be published in Leonardo/MIT Press in 2016.