Meyken Barreto is a Cuban art critic and curator. She has been professor at Havana University and San Geronimo College in Havana, and has lectured at international education institutions such as the Universidad Computense in Madrid and Martin Luther University, Halle (Saale). She received the national curatorship award in 2009 in Cuba for the anthological show: Tanda Corrida. Cuban audiovisual exhibitions 2005-2008. Her researches focus on video and contemporary art from Cuba. She recently curated the video program for the exhibition Cuban America: An Empire State on Mind, presented at the Lehman College Art Gallery in New York. She has contributed to various art publications and catalogues.