Chus Martínez is one of the most speculative and critical minds within contemporary art and the curational field. Born in Spain, she has a background in philosophy and art history.
Currently Chus Martínez is the Head of the Institute of Art of the FHNW Academy of Arts and Design in Basel, Switzerland. From 2021 on she will be the artistic director of the Ocean Space in Venice, a project initiated by the TBA21 Academy. She is also curator at large of The Vuslat Foundation in Istanbul. In her latest fellowship programme at Ocean Space she works with the notion of Friendship – aiming to strengthen the friendship between artists, scientists, activists, and policymakers.