PhD, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
-- Duke University
Miguel Rojas-Sotelo is an art historian, visual artist, activist, scholar, and curator. Holds a Doctorate (PhD) in visual studies, contemporary art, and cultural theory from the University of Pittsburgh (2009).
Miguel worked as visual arts director of the Ministry of Culture of Colombia (1995-2001) and independently as an artist, curator, filmmaker, and critic ever since. His areas of interest include: decolonial aesthetics, subaltern studies, the global south, contemporary visual circuits, culture and power, Latin American visual production, cultural politics and subjectivity, performance and film studies. Rojas-Sotelo currently works and teaches at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Duke University and is the Director of the NC Latin American Film and New Media Festival.