Nancy Dantas

She holds the position of Liaison Officer at the University of Cape Town. In addition to her role within the curatorship programme, she runs Speaker Series, a programme of talks on curating and exhibition histories. She is a PhD candidate in Art History with a focus on Exhibition Histories at Rhodes University (Grahamstown, South Africa). Nancy completed her MA in Contemporary Art, Theory and Criticism at the University of Essex under the supervision of Prof Margaret Iversen and holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Curatorial Studies and Exhibition Organization, awarded to her by the Faculdade de Belas Artes, Universidade de Lisboa. Over the past 15 years, she has worked interchangeably as a curator, writer, reviewer, collections manager and translator. In 2008, she co-founded Marz Galeria (defunct) with partner Carlos Marzia.

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