Margarida Saraiva is a researcher, curator and educator working in-between Asia and Europe, arts and cultures. She is the founder of BABEL – Cultural Organization, where she has initiated projects like Influxus, New Visions and Macau Architecture Promenade (MAP). Saraiva has curated “Representing Women 19th and 20th Centuries – MAM Collection” and co-curated Women Artists – 1st International Biennale of Macau (China), among others exhibitions and programmes. Saraiva was Head of Education at Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art (Porto/Portugal), working with Tate Modern and Louisiana Museum of Art and other institutions.
Saraiva is a visiting professor of Museum Management, Exhibition Design and Research Practices at the University of Saint Joseph and Institute of Tourism Studies, both in the Bachelor and Master Degrees in Heritage Management.
Saraiva is a PhD Student in Philosophy, Art and Critical Thought at the European Graduate School (Switzerland/ Malta). Holds a Master of Arts in European Cultural Planning and Policies from De Montfort University, Leicester (UK), attended a Post Graduation in Museum Studies (Portugal) and is Licentiate in History by the Faculty of Humanities of Oporto University.