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 […]

East Side Monthly features Alumni Exhibition

Posted by Ian on Feb 10, 2014 in news, press, reviews

“The gallery’s first major alumni show will be divided into two installments, with the first opening on February 15 and featuring work by Dawn Clements (graduated 1986), Paul Ramirez Jonas (graduated 1987) and Kerry Tribe (graduated 1997). “We wanted each exhibition to have a diversity of media,” says gallery curator Alexis Lowry Murray on the […]

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 […]

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

Posted by Ian 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 […]

The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology

Posted by Ian on Nov 7, 2013 in news

Tonight the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago will open the exhibition The Way of the Shovel Art as Archaeology. Curated by Dieter Roelstraete, the exhibition is the extension and resolution of a critical journey begun in an essay for e-flux back in 2009. The exhibition marks the first broad critical treatment by a major institution […]

The Way of the Shovel: On the Archaeological Imaginary in Art

Posted by Ian on Nov 5, 2013 in news

I am very honoured to be a part of the exhibition catalog for The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology that will be opening at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago on 7 November 2013. My thanks to curator Dieter Roelstraete, his team and all the artists for the opportunity to contribute a reflective […]

Premier of Vincent Valdez | The Strangest Fruit

Posted by Ian on Oct 17, 2013 in news

I am happy to announce the opening of the premier of Vincent Valdez’s newest body of work, The Strangest Fruit (2013) which will be on display at the David Winton Bell Gallery until 8 December 2013. The Strangest Fruit places realistic depictions of people known by the artist within an historical subject—the lynching of Latinos in […]