Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy Appointed New Director of Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art

September 18, 2017


After nearly seven years as our Curator of Contemporary Art, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy is concluding one chapter to start another as the new Director of the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. During her tenure at the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Sofia conducted extensive field research on art scenes in Latin America that led to art acquisitions and educational projects and initiatives, both in Caracas and New York, our two host cities, which included conceptualizing and directing the Fundación Cisneros Seminar during the last five years. Sofia also designed a grants program, establishing collaborations with FIA, ICI, Pivo and SOMA and supporting independent art spaces such as Flora, Lugar a Dudas and TEOR/ética, among others. We congratulate Sofía on this new stage of her professional life. We are confident that she will take the mission of the CPPC to other parts of the world, creating bridges and giving visibility to Latin American artists abroad.

Please click here for the announcement from Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art.