Visiting Artists Program: Current Lectures
Monday, February 25, 6:00–7:30 p.m.
The Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium, 230 S. Columbus Dr.
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev is a curator, author, and researcher into artistic practices, the histories of art, and the politics of aesthetics. She was Artistic Director of Documenta (13) from 2009–12, which took place in Kassel, Germany, from June 9–September 16, 2012. Portions of the project were also located in Afghanistan, Egypt, and Canada. Previously, she was Artistic Director of the 16th Biennale of Sydney: “Revolutions—Forms That Turn” (2008), and Chief Curator at the Castello di Rivoli Museum for Contemporary Art (2002–08). She was Senior Curator at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center—a MoMA affiliate in New York, from 1999–2001. Her books include William Kentridge (1998), Arte Povera (1999), and for Documenta (13) the 100 Notes–100 Thoughts series as well as The Book of Books (2011–12). Previous group exhibitions include The Moderns, Turin (2003), Faces in the Crowd, London and Turin (2004), Citta' Natura (1997), and Molteplici Culture (1992).
Presented in partnership with the Italian Cultural Institute Chicago.
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