Elena Ochoa Foster

Elena Ochoa Foster

Elena Ochoa Foster was a Hispanic/North American Fulbright Scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles (USA) and Visiting Research Scholar at the Universities of Cambridge (UK), Chicago (USA), Kraków (Poland), Hamburg (Germany) and Pennsylvania (USA), amongst others. She was Titular Professor of Psychopathology at the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain) for almost two decades; she has also worked in the Spanish National Television, Spanish National Radio and for several years newspapers such as El País. Until 2001, Elena Ochoa Foster was Honorary Professor at King´s College London. She founded the publishing house Ivorypress in 1996.

She is the director of the CPhoto Project (C International Photo Magazine, 10 volumes published from 2005 to 2010; and the new project, CPhoto Collection, 10 volumes to be published in the next five years, Volume I appeared in November 2010) which has publications, curates exhibitions and supports academic settings to promote photography and contemporary art (Chair on Contemporary Art at Oxford University, sponsored by Ivorypress), among other activities.

Elena Ochoa Foster handles personally all the editions of artist´s books as well as other Ivorypress publications. Together with the Ivorypress team, she has curated exhibitions such as the Italian Pavilion at the 10th Venice Biennale (Italy), in 2006; NY CPhoto at Phillips de Pury, New York (USA), in 2007; and Blood on Paper at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (UK), in 2008, amongst others. Elena Ochoa Foster was Chairman of the Tate International Council and trustee of the Tate Foundation. Currently she is trustee of the Isamu Noguchi Foundation.

Elena Foster is curator of 'Real Venice'.

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