Raphael Fonseca is a researcher in the areas of art history, criticism, curatorship, and education. Fonseca is the first curator of modern and contemporary Latin American art at the Denver Art Museum, US. He worked as a curator at Niterói Contemporary Art Museum between 2017 and 2020. He holds a doctoral degree in Art Criticism and Art History from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) and has received the Marcantonio Vilaça Curatorship Award (2015). Recent exhibitions include Who Tells a Tale Adds a Tail (Denver Art Museum, 2022) and Raio-Que-O-Parta: Fictions of the Modern in Brazil (2022).
In this second Triennials Out of Time conversation, 22nd Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil guest curators Raphael Fonseca and Renée Akitelek Mboya speak with Solange Farkas, Artistic Director of the festival and biennial Sesc_Videobrasil since its first edition in 1983.