New Essay Published: Looking at Pictures of Women

Posted by Ian Alden Russell 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 Ian Alden Russell 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 Ian Alden Russell 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 Ian Alden Russell on Jul 26, 2014 in news, press

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 Ian Alden Russell 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 Ian Alden Russell 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 Ian Alden Russell 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 Ian Alden Russell 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

“An Innocent City” opening in Istanbul

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Jul 8, 2014 in news

I am happy to announce the opening of “An Innocent City” at the RCAC Gallery on Istiklal Caddesi in Istanbul next Thursday, 17 July 2014, from 1830-2000. An Innocent City is an exhibition of stories and illustrations of the everyday objects of Istanbul. The objects presented here were inspired by objects on display in the cases of […]

Speaking at Cittadellarte | The Educational Turn

Posted by Ian Alden Russell on Jul 8, 2014 in news

This weekend (July 12-14), I will be taking part in a workshop on “Socially Engaged Art Practice and Education in Contemporary Discourse” at Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto in Biella, Italy as part of the University of Ideas (UNIDEE).  The workshop will be bringing together a diverse group of artists, curators, thinkers, and practitioners who are engaged in and […]