Zoe Lukov is an independent curator and performer born and raised in New York City. She recently completed a 2010 Fulbright fellowship in Colombia where she explored the changes and continuities in both traditional and contemporary performance nationally working towards a re-imagining of cultural and political cartography. She is currently Program Coordinator of the Hemispheric Institute's Encuentro. As a dancer, Zoe trained with Adenike Sharpley and her company Dance Diaspora, numerous companies and collectives in Bogotá and Cartagena, Colombia, and is currently working with Venezuelan choreographer Mariangela Lopez in her company Accidental Movement. As a curator, Zoe is commited to supporting the creation and dissemination of work that is both politically and socially relevant. She has organized various exhibitions at Skylight Projects gallery in chelsea, the Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Vélez Center, Keyes Art Projects and Gallery Bar. Zoe was a recipient of the Hemispheric Institute's 2009 EMERGENYC Fellowship. She received a BA in 2008 from Oberlin College, where she studied both West African dance in the diaspora and performance in the context of dictatorship in Latin America.