Mercedes Pérez Bergliaffa is an academic, writer and artist specialized in Visual Arts and Art History, with a vast career in media. She currently coordinates a photothèque devoted to the history of women in Argentina. She also holds a professorship in Curatorial Studies at UNA, the Universidad Nacional de las Artes, and gives the graduate seminar on the History of Photography at the same university. Mercedes also organizes the Laboratory on Art Writing. She has received a wide range of recognition and prizes, among which, a fellowship at the Banff Centre for the Arts – Fundación Antorchas (Canada), the Grant of the Government of Canada, the Quinquela Martín Prize (Argentina), a CFC grant (Argentina), a grant from the Hermit Foundation (Czech Republic), as well as awards and support from various museums and institutions, including the Guggenheim Museum and the Fondation Langlois pour l’Art, la Science et la Technologie (Canada).
Mercedes Pérez Bergliaffa