Speaking at NYU | Radical Archives

Posted by Ian on Apr 5, 2014 in news

Next weekend (April 12), I will be participating in a panel at Radical Archives curated by Mariam Ghani and Chitra Ganesh at NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute. More information: http://www.nyu-apastudies.org/2012/event/radical-archives/ It’s free and open to the public, so if you happen to be in the city, you can book tickets here. Curated by Mariam Ghani and Chitra Ganesh, […]

Visiting Bryn Mawr

Posted by Ian on Mar 8, 2014 in news

I am honored to have been selected to take part in a faculty exchange with Bryn Mawr this Spring. March 17-21, I will be visiting Bryn Mawr to participate in some classes, do some curatorial critiques and meet with students and faculty. Thank you so much to the faculty at Bryn Mawr for making this […]

Lecture Tour to Hong Kong and China

Posted by Ian on Dec 4, 2013 in news

Thanks some wonderful colleagues in Hong Kong, I will have traveling to Hong Kong and Guangzhou this December for a small lecture tour and to give a workshop on exhibition curation. In Hong Kong, I will be speaking at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In Guangzhou, I will be speaking a the Guangzhou Academy […]

Contemporary Art and the Inter-Asian Imaginary

Posted by Ian on Oct 3, 2013 in news

I am happy to announce that I will be taking part as a presenter in the “Contemporary Art and the Inter-Asian Imaginary” workshop organized by Alice Jim and Henry Tsang as part of the Conference on Inter-Asian Connections IV: Istanbul co-organized and co-sponsored by the Social Science Research Council, Yale University, the National University of […]

“Art and Politics” videos for Brown’s Choices Program

Posted by Ian on Jun 21, 2013 in arts, interviews, news, publications, video

This Spring, Brown University’s Choices Program interviewed me for a series of videos on “Art and Politics”. The videos will be part of Brown’s Scholars Online video library for their online teaching resources. Here is a list of the interview questions and short videos. 1. Who are you and what do you do? 2. How […]

The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology

Posted by Ian on May 9, 2013 in news

It’s going to be a great day in Chicago tomorrow morning. I am pleased to be bringing together a panel of curators, artists, archaeologists and scholars to have an open discussion about the emergence of archaeological themes in contemporary arts practice. I hope you will be able to join us in Chicago, and if not, […]

A conversation with Jin Shan 靳山

Posted by Ian on Nov 27, 2012 in news, video

7 September 2012 List Art Center Brown University On the occasion of the opening of Jin Shan’s “My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!” at the David Winton Bell Gallery, curator Ian Alden Russell speaks with the artist about his artist career. More information: ianaldenrussell.com/projects/my-dad-is-li-gang-我爸是李刚

Panel Discussant for ‘The Future of Museums and the Public Humanities’

Posted by Ian on Oct 24, 2012 in news

October 24, 1st floor Library, Brown Center for Public Humanities, 357 Benefit Street, Providence, R.I., (use rear entrance off Williams Street) 5:30-7PM Round Table Discussion: “The Future of Museums and the Public Humanities: Perspectives from Italy,” with Paolo Rosa, Fitt Artist-in-Residence, Brown Creative Arts Council; Luigi Di Corato, General Director of the Siena Museums Foundation; […]