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Eva Moraga

Eva Moraga is a lawyer and funder of Por & Para - Legal Advisory, Training and Consultancy Services for Visual Arts. She has a 17 years expertise in Law and international relations, advocacy, project management and fundraising in the third sector (human rights, transparency, freedom of information and culture), national and internationally. She is a legal adviser and consultant for visual arts professionals and institutions on professional duties, contracts, copyright, etc, and all the aspects related to their professional career and development.

She holds lectures, workshops and courses about theses issues in Universities and education centers. She teaches at the Masters on Intellectual Property - ICADE - Pontificia University of Comillas- since 2002 and at the Specialization Course on Ephimeral Installations at the Architecture School of Madrid (ETSAM).

She has a degree in Law and Fine Arts at the University Complutense of Madrid (UCM), a Masters in Museum and Gallery Management by the City University (London) and a MA in Art History (UCM) on the intersection between Art, Technology and Information Visualization. She was a curator of the Electronic Art Section at MAD03 and has worked at the ZKM (Germany), where she studied the institution and developed a model about cultural learning organisations. She has been a legal advisor of the former SEACEX (State Corporation for Cultural Action abroad) and currently is part of the Curatorship Working Group of the Institute of Contemporary Art.

Eva Moraga has extensive experience in transparency and access to public information in Spain, Europe and internationally. She is the author of the report "Cuando lo público no es público" (When What is Public is not Public) published in 2008 by the international organization Acces Info Europe. She has participated as a representative of civil society in the process of writing, at the European Council, the first international treaty on access to public documents and she has carried out several actions with political influence for the promotion of transparency in the European Union. She has taken part as a presenter in Spain and abroad on this right and how it related to freedom of speech and information, document classification, or access to archives. In Spain, she has coordinated and fostered the actions of the Coalición Pro Acceso (Pro Access Coalition).

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