Tim Griffin Writing
B.F.A., Columbia University, NY; M.F.A., Milton Avery School of the Arts, Bard College. Executive Director and Chief Curator, The Kitchen, NYC, 2011–; Editor-in-chief, Artforum International, 2003–2010. Instructor at New School’s Writing Program and Hunter College’s Graduate Art Department, 2010–2011. Compression, a collection of essays on shifts in terms of site-specificity in contemporary art, is forthcoming from Sternberg Press, Berlin, in 2012; the titular essay was published in October 135, Spring, 2011. Other upcoming writings include introduction to a book of poems by Yvonne Rainer, forthcoming from Badlands Unlimited, New York. Griffin’s poetry has appeared in Fence, Explosive, The Hat, and elsewhere, and was included in Free Radicals: American Poets Before Their First Books (Subpress, 2004). His multimedia productions have been presented at P.S. 122 and the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, New York, and the Cochrane Theater, University of the Arts, London. Awards include a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundations Arts Writers Grant (2011).