Elvira Dyangani Ose was appointed curator of international art at the Tate Modern in London, as announced by the London institution on September 29th . She should take office starting from November.
This appointment is in the context of the partnership between the Tate and the Guaranty Trust Bank, announced in July 2011, meets the ambition of the Tate Modern to expand its African art section. This is to provide new artists from Africa and an international platform to spread their production on the European scene and worldwide.
Born in 1974 in Cordoba, Spain, Dyangani Ose is a graduate of Cornell University, New York, as well as universities of Catalonia and Barcelona. Recognized conservative, she specialized in contemporary African art. She previously served as curator of African art at the Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM) in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands and the Andalusian Centre of Contemporary Art of Seville.