Cristiana Tejo is an independent curator, and holds a Doctorate in Sociology (UFPE). She is a researcher at the IHA of Nova University in Lisbon, and manages the project NowHere – trocas e experimentos artísticos (artistic exchanges and experiments) with the artist Marilá Dardot. Together with Kiki Mazzuchelli, she is the curator of the Residência Belojardim, in the Pernambuco Agreste, and was co-founder of the Espaço Fonte (Recife), a residency space which hosted artists and curators from Germany, France, Spain, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Holland, Portugal and Brazil. She was also the curator for the project Made in Mirrors, an exchange between artists from Brazil, China, Egypt and Holland (2007 – 2012). She was the coordinator-general of training for the Joaquim Nabuco Foundation (2009 – 2011), co-curated the 32nd Panorama of Brazilian Art at MAM – SP with Cauê Alves (2011), was the director of the Aloísio Magalhães Museum of Modern Art (2007-2009), the curator of Fine Arts at the Joaquim Nabuco Foundation (2002-2006), and curator of the Rumos Artes Visuais at Itaú Cultural (2005-2006). She lives and works in Lisbon.