Ana Longoni is a writer, researcher of CONICET and professor in Universidad de Buenos Aires. She received a BA in Literature and a PhD in Arts from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, where she currently lectures on graduate and postgraduate courses. She also teaches at the Programa de Estudios Independientes (Independent Studies Programme) of MACBA (Barcelona) and other universities. Her research is specialised in the crossroads between art and politics in Latin America since the 1960s. Amongst her publications, alone or in collaboration: Del Di Tella a Tucumán Arde (2000; 2008), Traiciones (2007), El Siluetazo (2008), Roberto Jacoby. El deseo nace del derrumbe (2011), Leandro Katz (2013) and Vanguardia y revolución (2014). As a playwright, she had written: La Chira (2003) and Árboles (2006). As a curator, she coordinated the exhibitions Desire Rises from Collapse (2011) and Losing the Human Form (2012), both at the Museo Reina Sofía (Madrid). She is an active member, since its foundation in 2007, of the Red Conceptualismos del Sur.