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Marina Reyes Franco

Marina Reyes Franco (b. San Juan, 1984) is an art historian and independent curator living and thinking in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

She is co-founder and former director of La Ene, a museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Recent projects include: "Watch your step / Mind your head," ifa Galerie-Berlin in 2017; The 2nd Grand Tropical Biennial, co-curated with Pablo León de la Barra, Stefan Benchoam and Radamés Juni Figueroa in 2016, “A Summer in Puerta de Tierra,” in 2015; “Calibán,” the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Juan in 2014 and “Sucursal,” Museum of Latin American Art in Buenos Aires, co-curated with Gala Berger, Sofía Dourron and Santiago Villanueva in 2014, as well as numerous exhibitions at La Ene while she was director.

She is the recipient of the 2017 CPPC Travel Award for Central America and the Caribbean.

Her research interests include the work of Esteban Valdés, artistic and literary manifestations on the frontier of political action, new institutions that respond to the needs of particular artistic scenes, and the impact of tourism on cultural production.



Focus On Puerto Rico

Clocktower has partnered with Mana Miami to produce a residency program for Puerto Rican diaspora artists, and/or artists presently living and working in Puerto Rico.