Zarza, Clara

Clara Zarza is a specialist on Contemporary Art History and Visual Theory and has developed and published interdisciplinary research in literary, anthropological and philosophical studies on intimacy, identity and the autobiographical subject.

She has a PhD. in Contemporary Art awarded with the Extraordinary Doctoral Prize 2013-2014 by Universidad Complutense de Madrid and was a Predoctoral Fellow JAEPredoc (2009-2013) of the Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences at the Spanish National Research Council (CCHS-CSIC, Madrid).

Clara earned her BA in Art History at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and an MSc in History, Theory and Display by the School of Arts, Culture and Environment, University of Edinburgh, Scotland. She has conducted research at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (Amsterdam), in the School of Arts and Humanities at King’s College (London) and the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University (Montreal).

She has been teaching at IE University since January 2014, is on the Editorial Team of Efímera Revista since March 2013 and is a member of GICELAH since January 2010, a group dedicated to the study of literary and artistic strategies within the Hispanic cultural industry in the 19th, 20th and 21st century.