View of the IV São Paulo Biennial.
Born in Xique-xique, Bahia, in 1989, Luciara Ribeiro works as an educator, curator, and researcher, primarily on topics such as the decolonization of education and the arts and the study of non-Western art, with a particular focus on African, Afro-Brazilian, and Amerindian art. She holds a Master’s in Art History from the University of Salamanca (USAL, Spain, 2018) and the Postgraduate Program in Art History at the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). Luciara Ribeiro was part of the education team for the São Paulo Biennial, the Museu da Cidade de São Paulo (Museum of the City of São Paulo) and the Afro Brasil Museum, among others, and also served on the education and curatorship team at the Instituto Tomie Ohtake. She is a member of the Africas in the Arts research and extension group at the Center for the Arts and Humanities (CAHL) of the Federal University of Recôncavo da Bahia (UFRB), the Art, History, and Criticism research group at the University of São Paulo and the Research and Exhibition Curatorship Training Network – UFMG, UEMG, MAMAM, UFPE and UNILAB – where she works on mapping Brazilian Black and indigenous curators. She is currently the content director for the Diaspora Gallery.