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Visiting Distinguished Lecturer Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev – Curator, Author & Researcher – Spring 2014

April 10, 2013  by: Dom

Carolyn Christov Bakargiev

Visual Studies is pleased to welcome the arrival of Visiting Distinguished Lecturer Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, who will be teaching in Spring 2014. Curator, author and researcher into the politics of aesthetics and artistic practices, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev was Artistic Director of dOCUMENTA (13), which took place in Kassel, Germany, from June 9 – September 16, 2012. Previously, she was Chief Curator at the Castello di Rivoli Museum for Contemporary Art from 2002–08, and interim director for 2009. She was Senior Curator at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center – a MoMA affiliate, New York, from 1999–2001.

Her publications include William Kentridge (Bruxelles, 1998), Arte Povera (London, 1999), and the 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts series (Kassel, 2011–2012). Her exhibitions include “The Moderns”, Turin (2003), “Faces in the Crowd”, London and Turin (2004), the first edition of the Turin Triennale (2005), and in 2007–08 she was Artistic Director of the 16th Biennale of Sydney: “Revolutions – Forms That Turn” (2008).

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