The Visitor Talks : Richard Birkett

February 8, 2016 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CCS Bard, Classroom 102

Richard Birkett is curator at Artists Space, New York. He was previously curator at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London from 2007 to 2010. In these roles he has curated exhibitions and programs with artists including Bernadette Corporation, Chto Delat?, Aaron Flint Jamison, Hito Steyerl, Cameron Rowland, Laura Poitras and Cosey Fanni Tutti; and group projects including Nought to Sixty (ICA, 2008), Talk Show (ICA, 2009), Radical Localism: Art, Video and Culture from Pueblo Nuevo’s Mexicali Rose (Artists Space, 2012) and Frozen Lakes (Artists Space, 2013). Recent independent projects include and Materials and Money and Crisis (with Sam Lewitt, mumok, Vienna, 2013) and Terry Atkinson (Yale Union, Portland, 2014). He has edited publications including Cosey Complex (with Maria Fusco, 2012), Bernadette Corporation: 2000 Wasted Years (with BC, Jim Fletcher and Stefan Kalmár, 2013) and Tell It To My Heart – Collected by Julie Ault, Volume 2 (with Julie Ault and Martin Beck, 2015). His writing has been featured in journals and magazines including AfterallArtforumArt in AmericaFlash ArtMousse, Parse, and Untitled, and he has contributed essays to monographs including Zak Kyes: Working With…(Sternberg Press, 2012) and Andrea Büttner (MK Gallery, 2013).

This talk is given as part of the lecture series The Visitor Talks : Plus One




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