TIAMSA extends its heartfelt congratulations to our member Marta Pérez Ibáñez, PhD on her recent appointment as President of the Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo IAC in Madrid! The Instituto de Arte Contemporáneo IAC is an independent association of over 500 professionals dedicated to contemporary art that, beyond the particular labour union interests, intends to benefit the entire artistic community.
IAC develops initiatives in order to favour the improvement and enhancement of our institutional network dedicated to contemporary art, ensuring the progressive implementation of good practices and promoting a new social perception of current Spanish art. IAC contributes to creating a climate of dialogue and analysis through the activity of several working groups on education, museums, transparency, heritage, internationalization, legal rights and relationships between the different professionals in the sector (artists, curators, art critics, cultural managers, educators, mediators, gallery owners, collectors) and institutions. IAC is also part of the Spanish sectorial committee of contemporary art.
Marta Pérez Ibáñez, PhD art historian specialized in art market research, has devoted her professional career to arts and culture management, lecturing as assistant professor in several Spanish and international universities, ad actively contributing to the tuition and professional development of the future artists and art managers.