Son[i]a #143 Estrella de Diego
Estrella de Diego is an essayist and professor of Contemporary Art at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), in addition to having worked as a visiting professor at many Spanish and international universities, holding, for example, the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chair of Spanish Culture and Civilization at New York University during the years 1998 and 1999. Her research focuses on gender theory, visual and postcolonial studies and the origins of modernity. She is the author of several books, a regular columnist for the newspaper El País and the director of the Azul Mínima series for the publishing house Editorial Siruela.
To coincide with her recent participation in the Talking Galleries meeting, Son[i]a talks to Estrella de Diego about the dynamics among some of the key agents and institutions in the contemporary art system: artists, curators, critics, museums, galleries and universities.