Sharon Lerner

Sharon Lerner

Program

MoMA International Curatorial Institute 2014

Institution

MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima

Title

Curator of Contemporary Art

In 2012, Sharon Lerner was appointed contemporary art curator at Museo de Arte de Lima-MALI where she has curated David Zink Yi. Oxidación / Reducción (Oxidation / Reduction)Martin Creed (2012)Lenguaje / Estructura / Territorio en la colección de arte contemporáneo del MALI (Language / Structure / Territory in MALI’s Contemporary Art Collection) (2012); and Ruins in reverse, TATE Modern 2nd level Projects (2013). She also was part of the curatorial team in charge of Centro Abierto.Intervenciones de sitio específico en el centro histórico de Lima (Open Center. Site- specific Interventions in Lima’s Historic City Center) (2012). Recently, she has also edited Arte Contemporáneo. Colección Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI, 2013), a broad critical survey on MALI’s Contemporary Art Collection and co-curated the exhibition Fernando Bedoya. Lima / Buenos Aires 1979- 1999. In 2011, she was curatorial assistant for Blockbuster: Cinema for exhibitions, curated by Jens Hoffmann in Mexico City. She co-authored Fragmented Corpus: Actions in Lima 1966-2000; and has authored essays for Art is not life: Actions by Artists of the Americas 1960-2000 (Museo del Barrio, 2008), and Post-illusions. New visions. Critical Art in Lima 1980- 2006 (Lima, Fundación Wiese, 2007). Lerner earned her BA in fine arts at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (2004) and MA in the Curatorial Practice Program at the California College of the Arts (2010).