Miguel Rojas-Sotelo is an art historian, visual artist, media activist, scholar, and curator. Holds a Doctorate (PhD) in Co-Host, Latino/American Radio Magazine Visual Studies, Contemporary Art, and Cultural Theory (U. Pittsburgh, 2009), M.A in Modern and Contemporary Art (U. Pittsburgh, 2004), MFA on Visual Arts (U. de los Andes, 1995), and BA in Art (sub-major in History and Philosophy)
Miguel worked as visual arts director of the Ministry of Culture of Colombia (1995-2001), building cultural policy for the visual arts in his country, and independently as artist, curator, and critic ever since. His areas of interest are: de colonial aesthetes, subaltern studies, the global south, contemporary visual circuits, culture and power, Latin American visual production, cultural politics and subjectivity, performance and film studies. Currently works and teaches at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Duke University where is Special Events Coordinator and the Director of the NC Latin American Film and New Media Festival.