Fernanda D’Agostino Dias (Brazil/ Portugal) is a museum professional based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts and a graduate degree in Archival Management. Fernanda has been the Chief Registrar of the Pinacoteca de São Paulo’s collection since 2013, where she manages the registrars’ team and the procedures of acquisition, cataloguing, loans-out and long-term loans of the museum’s collection. She has worked as curatorial assistant for the 28th Sao Paulo Biennial (2008) and 12th Istanbul Biennial (2011), and as a researcher in an inventory project conducted by the curatorial team of Pinacoteca in the years 2011 and 2012.
Previous collaborations include, the organisation of a workshop with Tate professionals about the conservation and installation of time-based artworks (Pinacoteca, 2019); the participation in the working group responsible for the localisation of the publication SPECTRUM 4.0 to the Brazilian Portuguese language (2013); the development of Pinacoteca’s Artistic Collection Cataloguing Guide (versions 2014, 2017); and the editorial coordination of Pinacoteca’s Copyright Policy for the Artistic Collection (2019).
As Brooks Fellow in partnership with Tate, Fernanda will work with Tate’s Collection Management team to identify and select a group of Latin American artworks from their collection to be studied, discussed and presented as case studies to small audiences of museum professionals. These case studies will consider models for acquiring, lending, preserving, and managing collection works.
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