|Rosina Gomez-Baeza Tinturé|
Session IV PRODUCING AND PRESERVING IN EVERYDAY EXHIBITION-MAKING
Rosina Gomez-Baeza Tinturé
Director, LABoral Centre for Art and Creative Industries, Gijon
Founding Director of LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial in Gijón, Asturias, Rosina Gómez-Baeza Tinturé was also the Founding Director of Biennial of Art, Architecture and Landscape of the Canary Islands (2006), President of Institute of Contemporary Art (2005-2008) and Director of ARCO between 1986 and 2006. After graduating with a degree in English Literature and Philology from Cambridge University, Gómez-Baeza went on to study Pedagogy in London and History of Art and French Civilisation in Paris. She worked as a teacher and a translator before joining Siasa Congresos as its Programmes Coordinator. She was later appointed Executive Director of Research and Development at Ifema, the Madrid-based exhibition organiser. Throughout her professional career, Gómez- Baeza has promoted various cultural initiatives associated with artistic production and diffusion. Among these are Arco Foundation and Contemporary Art Collection, the Experimental Film Festival of Madrid, and the Madrid Abierto public art programme. She has been responsible for driving research into Spanish artists, and edited an Encyclopaedia of 20th Century Spanish Art, published in 1992 by Mondadori.