Mónica Bello, Curator and Head of Arts at CERN at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, will present as a speaker at the Gray Area Festival. This event is a unique global event focused on advancing open culture and presents a survey of culture through the lens of art and technology, offering a deeper understanding of the present moment along with visions of the trails and opportunities ahead.
Mónica Bello is a Spanish curator and art historian. Over the last 15 years she has worked to support and stimulate cross-disciplinarian practices and to expose emergent cultural phenomena. She is currently the Curator and Head of Arts at CERN at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva where she leads the research-led artistic residencies and the art commissions resulting from the interaction between artists and the physicists and engineers at the laboratory. She has recently co-curated ‘Quàntica’ at the CCCB Barcelona, ‘Broken Symmetries’ at FACT Liverpool, ‘A la Llum de les Idees’ at Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona, ‘The Invisible Around Us’ at the Touch Me Festival, Zagreb, ‘Vanishing Points’ CENART México. In 2018 she was invited as the Guest Curator of the prestigious Audemars Piguet Art Commission for Art Basel.