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Wortham Fellow


Tania Tovar Torres is an architect, writer and curator whose practice explores creative media and formats in architecture exhibition and production, specializing in documentary and archival research. She is co-founder and director of Proyector, a curatorial platform and exhibition space base in Mexico City devoted to the promotion of emerging voices in architectural research. She was awarded with the 2022 ‘Young Creators’ Architecture Fellowship of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts in Mexico for the development of her literary and research project “White-washed Elephants: Architecture of the Promise and Utilitarian Propaganda in Mexico, 2000-2018”.

Tania has worked as a consultant for the German Cooperation Agency for Sustainable Development in Mexico; and was appointed curator of the Architecture Pavilion of the Abierto Mexicano de Diseño in 2019. Previously she worked at the 'Canadian Centre for Architecture' in Montreal, and the 'Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery' in New York in the development of archival and research based projects. She graduated as an architect from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México UNAM; studied at the State Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Stuttgart, Germany; and holds a Master's degree in Critical, Conceptual and Curatorial Practices in Architecture from Columbia University GSAPP, USA.


  • M.S. in Critical Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture. Columbia University
  • B.Arch. Universidad Nactional Autónoma de México

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