Keynote Speaker in Hong Kong

Posted by Ian on Mar 9, 2018 in news

This March, I will give a keynote lecture, seminar and workshop as part of the 2018 Forum on Community Arts at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.   About the Forum: In the last ten years Hong Kong has witnessed a rapid growth of community arts, when arts as well as social service groups are taking […]

Guest Lecturer, Viewpoint Series, University of Texas, Austin

Posted by Ian on Mar 6, 2018 in news

The Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to welcome curators Denise Markonish and Ian Alden Russell for the 2018 Viewpoint Series. This program invites leading curators, critics, and scholars of the contemporary art world for a sequence of concentrated visits each spring. Each visit lasts several […]

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 […]

‘An Innocent City’ featured on CNN TÜRK

Posted by Ian on Jul 26, 2014 in news, press, reviews

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 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 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

‘An Innocent City’ featured in Hurriyet Daily News

Posted by Ian 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

Contemporary Art and the Inter-Asian Imaginary

Posted by Ian on Oct 3, 2013 in news

I am happy to announce that I will be taking part as a presenter in the “Contemporary Art and the Inter-Asian Imaginary” workshop organized by Alice Jim and Henry Tsang as part of the Conference on Inter-Asian Connections IV: Istanbul co-organized and co-sponsored by the Social Science Research Council, Yale University, the National University of […]