Wafaa Bilal’s “Canto III” featured in the Financial Times

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in news

The Armory Show opens this Thursday, and with it, a very special project by Wafaa Bilal. Canto III is a bold statement piece by the Iraqi-American artist, and I am glad to have plated a small part in realizing it. Bilal’s Canto III is featured in a preview of the Armory Show by the Financial […]

Speaking at Contemporary Istanbul

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in news

On Thursday 13 November 2014, I will be joining Marcus Graf on a panel entitled “Curating Tomorrow” as part of Contemporary Istanbul Dialogue. If you happen to be in Istanbul, do come by and join in the conversation. More information: http://contemporaryistanbul.com/en/highlights/ci-dialogues.htm “The Other Art. Alternatives. Choices. Options” CI Dialogues, the fair’s talk programme will this year […]

New Essay Published: Looking at Pictures of Women

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in news

I am happy to announce that my new essay “Looking at Pictures of Women” has just been published by the David Winton Bell Gallery. The essay was commissioned for the catalogue for the exhibition SHE: Picturing Women at the Turn of the 21st Century. The exhibition is curated by Jo-Ann Conklin and features works by […]

Speaking at Brown University Visual Arts Department

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in news

On October 6, 2014, I will be an invited critic at Brown University’s Visual Arts Department. I will be visiting the Senior Honors Fine Arts students in their studios and giving a lecture entitled ‘Curators, Collectors, and Buyers: Approaches to Studio Visits.’

Talking in Detroit at Wayne State

Posted by on Aug 2, 2014 in news

I will be visiting Detroit to participate in and speak at a workshop on Critical Engagements with Post-Industrial Transformations hosted by Wayne State and organized by Krysta Ryzewski and Laura McAtackney. Information on the participants and plans can be found at: http://detroitarchaeology.wordpress.com/archaeologies-of-the-present-workshop-august-2014/

‘An Innocent City’ featured on CNN TÜRK

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in news, press, reviews

CNN Turk has produced a nice TV feature of ‘An Innocent City’ that aired last week. You can watch the newscast here (note – in Turkish): http://displayer.prnet.com.tr/TvDisplayer.aspx?date=22.07.2014&FileName=7eefc692-d0c5-4542-b17f-7280f462e4fc  

‘An Innocent City’ featured in Today’s Zaman

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in interviews, news, press, reviews

Hatice Kubra Kula from Today’s Zaman has written a great feature on ‘An Innocent City’ that was just published today. Read it here: http://www.todayszaman.com/arts-culture_exhibit-inspired-by-museum-of-innocence-knits-people-together_354066.html

‘An Innocent City’ featured in Daily Sabah

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in interviews, news, press, reviews

Kaya Genç from Daily Sabah has written a wonderful feature on ‘An Innocent City’ that was just published today. Read more here: http://www.dailysabah.com/arts-culture/2014/07/26/an-exhibition-in-search-of-an-innocent-city

Speaking at Artpace, San Antonio

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in news

On Tuesday, 22 July at 18:30, I will be giving a public talk at Artpace in San Antonio. The lecture is the first part of my studio tour of Texas organized by Artpace as part of my guest curatorship for their 2015 summer residency program. I will be talking about political ecology and socially engaged […]

‘An Innocent City’ featured in Hurriyet Daily News

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in interviews, news, press, reviews

Emrah Güler from Hurriyet Daily News in Istanbul has written a feature on the recently opened exhibition ‘An Innocent City’. Read the entire feature here: http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/istanbul-exhibition-reveals-modest-musings-on-an-innocent-city-.aspx?pageID=238&nID=69380&NewsCatID=385