On 14 December 2016, I will be giving a keynote address as part of the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki’s KUVA Research Days. The title of my address will be “The Art of the Past: Before and after Archaeology” as part of the Poetic Archaeology program. Here’s a news announcement on the Poetic Archaeology program: http://www.uniarts.fi/en/newsroom/poeettinen-arkeologia-tutkii-menneisyyden-estetiikkaa Here’s the […]
For the next few weeks, I will be working with Oscar Ho and a team of faculty and students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong on a special exhibition at the Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre in Shek Kip Mei, Hong Kong. The Umbrella Festival is a celebration of the stories, sentiments, and artistic […]
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 […]
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 […]
2014 Springer-Kluwer. Edited with Andrew Cochrane. Read more here.
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, […]
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 […]
Jordan Mainser 2013 Art + Twitter = Chinese Democracy, DRA. Read it here.
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
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; […]