Luis Silva (Lisbon, 1978) is a curator working in Lisbon, where he is co-director of the Kunsthalle Lissabon, an institution he founded with João Mourão in 2009. A selection of recent exhibitions he has presented includes solo shows by Nathalie Du Pasquier, Céline Condorelli, Jacopo Miliani, Iman Issa, Katja Novitskova and Marwa Arsanios, as well as group exhibitions at institutions such as Extra City in Antwerp or the David Roberts Art Foundation in London. In addition to his curatorial practice Luís Silva is also contributing editor of the magazine CURA. and co-editor of the publication series Performing the Institution(al). He was curator of ZONA MACO SUR (2015 – 2017), the solo projects section of the contemporary art fair in Mexico City and is curator of the new Desegni section of Artíssima in Turin.