María José Monge - Costa Rica, 1977. Art Historian. Director’s Assistant and Coordinator at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo – MADC). She is currently researching for a Masters in Anthropology in the University of Costa Rica. She has been involved recently in projects such as What is Central America? A region in debate (2006), the Central America Exhibitions of Emergent Art (2004 and 2006), the Central- America exhibitions of video creation and digital Art Imagen Inquieta (2003, 2004, 2005) and the academic programs: Critical Sieges (2003-2006), Confluencias (2005-2006) and In the STREET. Appropriations in public spaces (2006). Has co-curated several exhibitions such as Prácticas al margen/estéticas en construcción (Venezuela, Ecuador, Panamá, Guatemala, 2006); La máquina de hacer niebla (MADC, 2005) Teaches the Career of Photography at the Colegio Universitario de Alajuela and at the National University of Distance Learning.