About the part that art plays in a globalising society

Framer Framed

Teresa Maria Diaz Nerio

Teresa María Díaz Nerio was born in the Dominican Republic. She is a researcher, a visual and performance artist currently living in Amsterdam. Teresa graduated in Fine Arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in 2007 and received her Master’s from the Dutch Art Institute in 2009.

Her research often focuses on subjects informed by the history of colonial and neocolonial invasions in the Global South, challenging the Eurocentric and US centric notions of who is who and what is what. some of her projects include the transdisciplinary roundtable and screening Be.Bop – Black Europe Body Politics (2012) and BE.BOP – Spiritual Revolutions & ‘The Scramble for Africa (2014) curated by Alanna Lockward at the Ballhaus Naunynstrasse, Berlin and later hosted by Framer Framed, Amsterdam. AULA INTERGALACTICA an archive and series of three performative lectures in collaboration with Yota Ioannidou first presented at the Athens Biennale (2011), curated by Kernel. Her collaboration with Stefanie Seibold was presented at “re.act feminism #2- a performing archive”, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria Gasteisz, Spain, curated by Beatrice Ellen Stammer and Bettina Knaup, where they performed Travesti de Sangre and presented the installation Matt und Slaap wie Sneew containing their collaborative work and Seibold’s research on Gina Pane.


In Dialogue II: Questioning the explorer
With a historical re-enactment by performing artist Xenson Znja.
BE.BOP 2014 – Spiritual Revolutions & ‘The Scramble for Africa’
Curated by Alanna Lockward.
Close Encounters of the Caribbean Kind II. On Decolonial Aesthetics and European Blackness
Lecture and round table discussion in the context of the exhibition Who is more sci-fi than us?