Marina Tyquiengco

Marina Tyquiengco

Marina Tyquiengco is PhD candidate in the History of Art and Architecture  at the University of Pittsburgh, advised by Professor Terry Smith on contemporary Indigenous art. She received her BA from the University of Virginia with a double major in Art History and Foreign Affairs. While at the University of Virginia, she interned at the Fralin Museum of Art and the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection. After graduating, she continued to work in the arts at a for-profit gallery and nonprofit art center. In 2016, she received her MA in Art History from the University of Pittsburgh with a project on reuse of ethnographic photographs by contemporary Aboriginal artists. She has presented her research at the Australian and New Zealand Studies of North America and at the Southeastern College Art Conference. She was the inaugural intern for the 57th Carnegie International where she conducted a digital humanities project based on recent curators’ travel patterns. Her dissertation will focus on Indigenous artists’ use of their bodies in work made from the 1990s to today in Australia, Canada, and the United States. She is currently serving as the Editor-in-Chief forContemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture.

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