Sara Nadal-Melsió is a NYC-based Catalan scholar, curator, and teacher. She has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, New York University, and SOMA in Mexico City. Her essays have appeared in academic journals in various edited volumes and museum catalogs. She is the co-author of Alrededor de/Around, and the editor of two special issues on cinema, The Invisible Tradition: Avant-Garde Catalan Cinema under Late Francoism and The Militant Image: Temporal Disturbances of the Political Imagination. She has recently co-curated a show on Allora & Calzadilla for the Fundació Tàpies in Barcelona and has written a book essay about it, as well as editing a companion volume on the Puerto Rican crisis. She is currently finishing a manuscript under the title Europe and the Wolf: Musical Variations on a Political Concept.
She is in the founding and coordinating committee of el taller @ kjcc and also organizes the conversatorios "Arte, activismo y lo común".