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Alivé Piliado

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Alivé Piliado is research associate in the department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago, where she has supported a variety of curatorial projects of international surrealism.

She especially contributed to the research and planning of the exhibition Remedios Varo: Science Fictions (2023). Alivé joined the museum in 2021 as a McMullan Arts Leadership Intern in Modern and Contemporary Art and was mentored by Caitlin Haskell, Gary C. and Frances Comer Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art. Before joining the Art Institute, Alivé served in curatorial positions in Mexican national public museums at the Museo Nacional de Arte and the Museo Nacional de San Carlos, both in Mexico City. She holds a dual MA in modern and contemporary art history and arts administration and policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

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