Kristoffer Ardeña is an interdisciplinary artist and curator who lives between Negros Island (Philippines) and Madrid (Spain). He has lived in San Francisco, California where he did his undergraduate studies at the Academy of Art University.
He has done individual projects at Museo Carrillo Gil (Mexico), Selesar Sunaryo Art Space, Ruang Mes56 and Cemeti Art House (Indonesia), Vargas Museum and the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila (Philippines), Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo Museum (Madrid), and La Conservera Centro de Arte Contemporáneo in Murcia, Spain.
He has also participated in various collective projects, among them the 3rd Bucharest Biennale (Romania), 3rd Guangzhou Triennale (China), Konstholl C in Stockholm (Sweden), Caixa Forum in Barcelona and La Casa Encendida in Madrid, MUSAC in León (Spain), Casino Forum d’Art Contemporain (Luxembourg), Apexart in New York (USA), Museo Ex Teresa Arte Actual (Mexico), and the Museo de Arte Moderno in Medellin (Colombia).
As a curator, he has done projects at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, and is the founder of MILF (Moving Image Lab Filipinas) curatorial platform. He is also the co-founder of PHOTOMA, a platform for contemporary Filipino photography.