Brazil, Instituto Moreira Salles, Collection Manager
Gabriel is a historian, archivist and museum professional working in the field of Brazilian cultural heritage documentation and conservation for the past eighteen years. He is the vice-chair of ICOM-CIDOC and a member of its board since 2013. He holds a master's degree in social history and studied archival science and museum documentation in Brazil and in the US. He attended the ICOM-CIDOC Training Programme in Museum Documentation as a student and trainer. He worked at Pinacoteca de São Paulo documentation center and as an independent consultant in collection management projects at other Brazilian museums and archives. He was also a teacher at the Information Science Department at Fluminense Federal University.
He is currently the collection manager of the Moreira Salles Institute, a board member of the ICOM Brazil National Committee and the chair of ICOM-CIDOC Exhibition and Performance Documentation Working Group. Among his other professional and research interests are cultural heritage information systems, museum archives, integration of archival, museum and library holdings in the museum realm and contemporary and conceptual art documentation and preservation. He organized with ICOM-COMCOL colleagues the ICOM COMCOL/CIDOC Joint Seminar - Building Collections for the Future (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 17-20, 2017).