International Visitor Programme : March - April 2014

Daria Pyrkina

Curator

Daria Pyrkina

Daria Pyrkina has been the Curator of Exhibitions and Public Events and Head of New Generation Programme at The National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), Moscow, Russia, since 2001. In 2013 she became the Deputy Director General for artistic and educational affairs of the NCCA. Prior to this post Pyrkina was Assisting Professor at the Moscow State Lomonosov University (2009–2013), a visiting lecturer at the same University from 2007–2008, as well as a visiting lecturer at the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia from 2009–2011. She holds a PhD in Art History and is the author of over seventy publications in Russian, English and Spanish devoted to contemporary art practices in Russia and abroad, and has been a contributor for Moscow Art Magazine, Iskusstvo, Dialogue of Arts, as well as having edited numerous exhibition catalogues.