Law graduate from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid with postgraduate studies in European Affairs and Cultural Management, Lucía worked since 1999 as Deputy Director of ARCO, the International Contemporary Art Fair of Madrid, Spain. In August 2006, a year prior to its official opening, she arrived at LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial to work closely with the founding director in launching the project as its General Coordinator and Head of Public Programs. In September 2011 she was appointed Director and Secretary General of LABoral, positions that she has held until June 2021. After a public merit-based competition, she was appointed Director of iMAL (Interactive Media Art Laboratory), Brussels. She also works regularly as an expert and evaluator for the EU Commission Art Science programs and she was also a jury member of the STARTS Prize at the Prix Ars Electronica awards in 2022.
Lucía García is a dynamic and innovative curator, known for her forward-thinking approach and her ability to bring fresh perspectives to the art and technology interface. Her strengths lie in her deep understanding of contemporary digital culture and her keen eye for artistic talent that pushes boundaries. García's curatorial work often highlights the interplay between emerging technologies and human expression, showcasing how they can coalesce to create thought-provoking and engaging experiences. Her expertise in marrying artistic creativity with technological innovation makes her an influential figure in shaping modern artistic discourse, particularly in the realm of artificial intelligence. 1
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