Born in Lübeck (Germany) and raised in Uruguay, Luis Camnitzer moved to New York in the 1960s, where he focused on his art, essays and teaching. He was at the vanguard of 1960s Conceptualism, working primarily in printmaking, sculpture, and installations. Camnitzer’s artwork explores subjects such as repression under systems of power, pedagogical norms, and the deconstruction of familiar frameworks. In 1964 he founded the New York Graphic Workshop (1964–70) with artists Liliana Porter and José Guillermo Castillo. In 1971, he helped establish New York’s Museo Latinoamericano, and a splinter group, Movimiento de Independencia Cultural de Latino América (MICLA). His 2007 book Conceptualism in Latin American Art is widely considered one of the most influential texts on the subject. One of his most recent works and exhibitions entail the itinerant site-specific installation The Museum is a School (2009 - ) and the exhibition Hospice of Failed Utopias (2018) in Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid.
María Acaso is one of the most inspiring voices and advocates of Art Thinking in art education today. She is a cultural producer whose projects centre on defying the divisions between art and education, the academic and the popular, the theoretical and the practical; on developing a contemporary education and transforming the formats of knowledge transmission. A founding member of the Invisible Pedagogies collective. María is Head of Education at the Museo Reina Sofía (Madrid, Spain).