Leire Vergara is an independent curator, researcher and member of Bulegoa z/b, an office for art & knowledge based in Bilbao created around a common interest in processes of historisation, cultural translation, performativity, the body, post-colonialism, social theory, archival strategies and education. She has curated several public programmes and exhibitions such as The Recurring Images MACBA, Barcelona 2017 (with Pablo Martínez), The Papers of Exhibition (1977-2017), Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao 2016-ongoing (with Beatriz Cavia, Isabel de Naverán and Miren Jaio), Black or White Screen: The Power of Seeing Images Together CA2M, Madrid 2016, Dispositifs of Touching: Curatorial Imagination in the Time of Expanded Borders Trankat, Tétouan 2015, EL CONTRATO Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao 2013-2015 (with Beatriz Cavia, Isabel de Naverán and Miren Jaio), Form and Meaning Musac, León 2012-2014, Materiality (with Ines Moreira, Arne Hendriks and Aneta Szylak) Alternativa Wyspa Institute, Gdansk 2012. She has worked as chief curator at Sala Rekalde, Bilbao 2006-2009 and as co-director of D.A.E. Donostia-San Sebastián 2002-2005 (with Peio Aguirre). She has contributed as writer in art and cultural magazines, catalogues and artists’ books. She holds a PhD in (Curatorial/Knowledge) Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths College, University of London. Go to http://www.bulegoa.org/en for more information.