María Palacios Cruz
´María Palacios Cruz is a curator, writer, and lecturer on avant-garde cinema and the moving image. Currently deputy director of LUX, London, an organization that supports artists’ moving-image practices, she was formerly the director of the Courtisane festival in Ghent, Belgium. She has curated screenings, events, and exhibitions for numerous festivals and institutions, including Tate Britain (London), Union Docs (New York), Cinematek (Brussels), Impakt (Utrecht), WIELS (Brussels), Centre Pompidou (Paris) and M HKA (Antwerp). She is the cofounder of The Visible Press, a London-based imprint for books on cinema and writings by filmmakers and writes regularly on artists' moving image, with recent texts on Laida Lertxundi, Manon de Boer, Jennifer West and Basma Alsharif.