Lecture Tour to Hong Kong and China

Posted by Ian Alden Russell 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 […]

Art and Archaeology: Collaborations, Conversations, Criticisms – Published!

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Nov 22, 2013 in news

I am happy to report that after two years of editorial work, Art and Archaeology – the newest addition to Springer’s One World Archaeology series – has been published. You can see a preview of the book here: http://www.springer.com/social+sciences/anthropology+%26+archaeology/book/978-1-4614-8989-4 Thank you so much to all the contributors for your amazing support and wonderful writing, and a huge […]

Art and Archaeology: Collaborations, conversations, criticisms

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Nov 20, 2013 in academic, books, publications

2014 Springer-Kluwer. Edited with Andrew Cochrane. Read more here.

The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology

Posted by Ian Alden Russell 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, […]

“The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology” Session at TAG 2013

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Mar 15, 2013 in news

I’m delighted to announce that I will be co-organizing a roundtable discussion session with Dieter Roelstraete (Manilow Senior Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago) for the upcoming meeting of the Theoretical Archaeology Group at the University of Chicago this May. The session will feature artists, curators, and scholars responding to the upcoming exhibition at the Museum […]

Jin Shan’s “My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!” featured in DRA

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Jan 11, 2013 in arts, news, press, reviews

Jordan Mainser 2013 Art + Twitter = Chinese Democracy, DRA. Read it here.

A conversation with Jin Shan 靳山

Posted by Ian Alden Russell 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

Video of contribution to ‘The Future of Museums and the Public Humanities’ Panel Discussion

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Nov 25, 2012 in news, video

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; […]

China Daily USA feature on Jin Shan 靳山 | My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Nov 23, 2012 in news, press, reviews

Mike Peters 2012 “Courting Controversy” China Daily, November 23. Read it here. 

Betsey Biggs’ Postcard Project featured in Bettery Magazine

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Nov 13, 2012 in news, press, reviews

Ayun Halliday & Betsey Biggs 2012 “How can we keep pre-digital communication’s most pleasurable rituals from becoming extinct?” in Bettery Magazine, November. Read it here.