Curatorial Practice (MFA)

Nico Rodriguez Melo

Nico Rodriguez Melo is a curator and arts administrator interested in the potential of curatorial practices, site-specific interventions and printed publications as strategies for social change.

In 2011 he co-founded the nonprofit organization SUR (formerly known as 4-18) and currently serves as co-director. Rodriguez Melo has resided in the US since 2016, where he has continued to work in the intersection of artistic practices and social change at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Maryland Institute College of Art, and currently at Philadelphia-based Monument Lab.