Paula Vilaplana de Miguel is a curator, designer, and scholar based in New York. Her work focuses on exhibition spaces and cultural initiatives, with an emphasis on media, technology, and bodily practices.
She has been Assistant Director of Exhibitions at Columbia University GSAPP and The Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, a research assistant at Performa and a lecturer at The New School Parsons. She currently works as a Curatorial Assistant for contemporary architecture at The Museum of Modern Art New York (MoMA).
Paula Vilaplana has curated and developed projects for institutions such as the Shanghai Art Biennial, The Victoria and Albert Museum, The Venice Architecture Biennial, Storefront for Art and Architecture, Princeton University, Triennale Milano, and Ca2M among others. Her work has been published in The New York Review of Architecture, the Invisible Culture Magazine at Rochester University, Arquine, and the Het Nieuwe Instituut and her projects have been featured in the press internationally. She recently developed the visual strategy for the XIII Shanghai Art Biennial and Spore Initiative in Berlin.Her research has been sponsored by the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture, Columbia University, the International Council of the Museum of Modern Art, and La Caixa Foundation among others.