Keyna Eleison Profile

Keyna Eleison

Visiting Faculty (2021)

Keyna Eleison is a curator, writer, researcher, Griot heiress and shaman, narrator, singer, ancestral chronicler. She holds a Master in Art History and Bachelor of Philosophy. Eleison is a member of the African Heritage Commission for awarding the Valongo Wharf region as a World Heritage Site (UNESCO). Keyna Eleison was curator of the 10th International Biennial of Art SIART, in Bolivia. She is currently chronicler of Contemporary & Latin America magazine, and Professor of the Free Teaching Program at the School of Visual Arts at Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro and Artistic Director of the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, in partnership with Pablo Lafuente.