Texas Public Radio features Fatma Bucak’s “Over a line, darkly”

Posted by Ian on Jul 29, 2015 in news

Texas Public Radio just released a short radio feature on Fatma Bucak’s exhibition Over a line, darkly” on show at Artpace in San Antonio, Texas. Listen to the feature here.

Artpace Summer 2015 International Artist-in-Residence Program Opens

Posted by Ian on Jul 16, 2015 in news

Tonight, three exhibitions by Fatma Bucak, Wafaa Bilal, and Gabriel Martinez will open at Artpace in San Antonio, Texas. The culmination of two month long residences and a year long curatorial process, the exhibitions will feature new work by all three artists – marking exciting turns and developments in their practices. Join us at Artpace […]

The Umbrella Festival, Hong Kong

Posted by Ian on May 15, 2015 in news

For the last few weeks, I have been working with Oscar Ho and students and faculty from Chinese University of Hong Kong on a historic festival and exhibition revisiting, reviving and extending the spirit and sentiments of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong. The Umbrella Festival opens this Sunday at Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre […]

Venice Biennale Broadcast: Safina Radio Project

Posted by Ian on May 7, 2015 in news

I am participating in the opening of the 56th Venice Biennale from Hong Kong courtesy of the Safina Radio Project platform. My contribution to the project, No permanence is ours; we are a wave, is a series of conversations, music, and an occurrence with artist Fiona Hallinan and curator Oscar Ho connect Istanbul, Hong Kong […]

Exhibition Announcement: The Umbrella Festival, Hong Kong

Posted by Ian on May 2, 2015 in news

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 […]

Wafaa Bilal’s “Canto III” featured in the Financial Times

Posted by Ian on Mar 3, 2015 in news

The Armory Show opens this Thursday, and with it, a very special project by Wafaa Bilal. Canto III is a bold statement piece by the Iraqi-American artist, and I am glad to have plated a small part in realizing it. Bilal’s Canto III is featured in a preview of the Armory Show by the Financial […]

Speaking at Contemporary Istanbul

Posted by Ian on Nov 4, 2014 in news

On Thursday 13 November 2014, I will be joining Marcus Graf on a panel entitled “Curating Tomorrow” as part of Contemporary Istanbul Dialogue. If you happen to be in Istanbul, do come by and join in the conversation. More information: http://contemporaryistanbul.com/en/highlights/ci-dialogues.htm “The Other Art. Alternatives. Choices. Options” CI Dialogues, the fair’s talk programme will this year […]

New Essay Published: Looking at Pictures of Women

Posted by Ian 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 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 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/