Bureau Phi

With a large trajectory in the international art world, Bureau Phi is prepared to create and implement tailored artistic and editorial projects. Bureau Phi also consults in areas of collection, development and project management. In addition, we organize films and video programs and special educational projects.
Over the years, Bureau Phi has produced large-scale art events, such as the first Cartagena International Biennial; as well as museum exhibitions, site-specific installations, performances, and other multimedia projects.
Bureau Phi’s international experience encourages collaborations and exchanges of ideas across borders.

Lorraine O’Grady and Berta Sichel, 2016
Photo: Rocío Ruz. Courtesy of ABC, Sevilla.


Berta Sichel
Director and curator

Berta Sichel is a contemporary art organizer and curator, and an art writer with extensive knowledge of international artists and art institutions.
She began her career in New York City where she curated exhibitions for the São Paulo International Biennial, the Aperto for the Venice Biennale and for North American museums. She has taught at the Media Studies Department at The New School for Social Research. In 2000 she moved to Spain, where she was appointed the Director of the Department of Media Arts, as well as the Chief Curator for Media Arts, at the Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid, where she was responsible for the establishment of a historical video collection, and curating the media exhibitions and public programs, including commissions and production of performances and concerts.
In 2014 she launched Bureau Phi aiming to concieve tailored artistic projects.
(Berta Sichel on LinkedIn)

Lorna Scott Fox

Lorna Scott Fox is a journalist, translator and editor who spent years in France, Mexico and Spain, and now lives in London. Currently she is a reviewer for the Times Literary Supplement. She is an editor with Verso Books, and her most recent translation is Petite Fleur, by Iosi Havilio (And Other Stories, 2017).

Irene Núñez
Coordinator and curator assistant

El vivero
Graphic & exhibition design

RECENT CLIENTS (Partial list: 2014-2018)