Aldeide Delgado

Steering Committee

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Aldeide Delgado, a Cuban-born, Miami-based independent Latinx art historian and curator, is the founder & director of Women Photographers International Archive (WOPHA). Delgado studies, publishes on, and curates from feminist and decolonial perspectives on crucial topics of the history of photography and abstraction within Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx contexts. Notably, she has lectured on the significance and subversive nature of international women photography collectives and marginalized identities in the arts at the Tate Modern, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), DePaul Art Museum, King’s College London, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), and The New School. Delgado is a recipient of a 2019 Knight Arts Challenge Award by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the 2018 School of Art Criticism Fellowship by SAPS – La Tallera, and a 2017 Research and Production of Critic Essay Fellowship by TEOR/éTica. Prior to founding WOPHA, Delgado created the online feminist archive Catalog of Cuban Women Photographers, the first comprehensive survey of Cuban photography history highlighting women’s contributions from the nineteenth century to the present. She is an active member of PAMM’s International Women’s Committee and PAMM’s Latin American and Latinx Art Fund, US Latinx Art Forum, and the steering committee of the Feminist Art Coalition.