Veka Duncan

Veka Duncan

Art historian

  • Colonial legacy, Decolonization, Reappraisal of the colonial past

  • Mexico City (Mexico)

Veka Duncan (Mexico City, born in 1988) has a degree in art history from the Universidad Iberoamericana and focuses currently on cultural mediation and dissemination. Since 2018, she has hosted, together with Héctor de Mauleón, the television programme “El Foco” by adn 40, which deals with the history of Mexico City. She is a columnist for the cultural supplement of the newspaper La Razón and the magazine Este País and writes articles for Nexos. She has contributed to programmes such as “Espresso Doble” by El Financiero Bloomberg, “Dispara, Margot, Dispara” by MVS Radio and “El Mañanero en Aire Libre”, moderated by Brozo. She recently created a YouTube channel on which she produces and hosts the features “The History of Things” and “The Foundations of Art”. She is the author of the book Cara o Cruz. Lazaro Cardenas published by Taurus. She has contributed to more than a dozen books as a researcher, editor and translator, and has been a member of the curatorial teams of diverse exhibitions in Mexico and abroad.

Contributions by Veka Duncan