Friday, September 23, 2005

Jen Budney

Jen Budney is the curator at Kamloops Art Gallery in BC, about 3.5 hours northeast of Vancouver. Recent publications include the book Unboxed: Engagements in Social Space, with co-editor Adrian Blackwell. She has written numerous essays and catalogue texts including an essay on cowboy culture in the catalogue to the exhibition American West, curated by Jimmie Durham and Richard Hill for Compton Verney in Warwickshire, England. For a number of years during the 90s Jen was an editor at Flash Art International in Milan.

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Charlotte Laubard

Charlotte Laubard is the newly appointed director of the CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art Bordeaux. She worked as an independent curator and critic based in Paris and was one of the curators at Castello di Rivoli in Italy. Together with ACW she is co-founder of More Fools in Town, a space for art in an apartment in Turin.

Monday, September 12, 2005

Franklin Sirmans

Franklin Sirmans is an independent curator and freelance writer based in New York City. A former Editor of Flash Art and Art AsiaPacific magazines, Sirmans has written for several publications including The New York Times and Essence. He was co-curator of Basquiat, One Planet Under A Groove: Contemporary Art and Hip Hop and Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York. He teaches at the Maryland Institute College of Art and Princeton University.
photo Paul Laster

Bianca Hester

Bianca Hester’s practice combines writing, teaching, collaboration, independent publishing, exhibiting and organizing. She is currently working with the collaborative group OSW and finishing off a practice-based PhD at RMIT University in Melbourne. She is one of the founding members of CLUBSproject inc, an artist-driven project which seeks to experiment with the conditions of art's production. She is interested in exploring and producing provisional sites for an open-ended and indeterminate collectivity.

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

Jacqueline Riva + Geoff Lowe

A Constructed World, Jacqueline Riva and Geoff Lowe, live between Turin and Melbourne. They find out things they didn't know in movement. They believe in your right to speak.

Barbara Hunt

Barbara Hunt is director of the Judd Foundation in New York. From 2000-2005 she was Executive Director of Artists Space NY. Previously she worked as the Director of Visual AIDS NY, and as an independent curator after moving to New York from London in 1996.

Chris Kraus

Chris Kraus is the author of I Love Dick, Aliens & Anorexia, Video Green: Los Angeles Art and the Triumph of Nothingness, and the forthcoming novel, Torpor.

Rob McKenzie

Rob McKenzie writes, curates and makes art. He has developed exhibitions and publications under the Slave banner, involving a wide range of collaborators. He lives in Clifton Hill, a suburb of Melbourne.