SXSW reveals 7 installations chosen for 2019 art program. Team of creative advisors includes MACP fa

From "The SXSW Art Program can be counted on to bring provocative public art installations from all over the world to Austin every spring as part of the larger conference and festivals. Past displays have included Turkish artist Refik Anadol’s Infinity Room and a TRIPH, a light installation produced by Dutch collective Circus Family in collaboration with musical artist Oij. This year marks the third iteration of the annual program, with seven works by six artists to be on display March 8-16. Apropos of the SXSW Interactive Conference’s environment, the chosen works are experiential and conceptual, use immersive environments, and incorporate emerging technologies. In a new

MACP faculty at large Maria Lind is co-curator of the 3rd annual Art Encounters Biennial in Timișoar

From "For the third edition of The Art Encounters Biennial in Timișoara, a series of context-sensitive commissions will reflect on contemporary art as a form of understanding which, along with science, politics, literature, and philosophy, helps us tackle the complexity of life today. Curators Maria Lind and Anca Rujoiu will match artworks and practices with situations, locations, and questions, placing them alongside existing works embedded in the landscape and history of Timișoara. The Biennial’s name, Art Encounters, acts as further inspiration for discussion and reflection. Each artwork will be the product of encounters, and aims to stimulate debate between groups and individ

MACP faculty at large Maria Lind to give public lecture at MoCAB Belgrade: “What Could/Should Curati

From the Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade website: "Public lecture by Maria Lind Future Light or is A New Enlightenment Worth Considering? Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade (Ušće 10) Auditorium “Miodrag B. Protić” Monday, 11.3.2019 at 6 p.m. In collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, this lecture will be presented by Maria Lind as part of the series of public programs around contemporary curatorial practices. Lind is an esteemed curator, writer, and educator, and this program will serve as an extension of the 2018 edition of the curatorial course What Could/Should Curating Do?. Based on her ongoing research into art, abstraction, and opacity, Lind will discuss th

The Kitchen Presents Miho Hatori: Salon Mondialité, organized by MACP faculty member Tim Griffin

From "Inspired by Edouard Glissant’s words, Salon Mondialité is an imaginary, experimental TV talk show. Instead of conversations, Hatori creates sound stories through improvisation and ambient chanting. With guest musicians Smokey Hormel and Patrick Higgins, and featuring a video installation by the artist, the Salon combines an expression of love for Glissant’s Caribbean ideascapes as they intersect with Hatori’s faded memories of post-War Japan before the era of globalization." March 22-23, 8pm. $25 General / $20 Members. More information:

MACP announces major year-end exhibitions for Spring 2019

SVA’s MA Curatorial Practice program is thrilled to announce the exhibitions and public events that culminate the 2019 degree Five exhibitions and one symposium telling stories on undocumented immigrants, expression and censorship, queer artists and the AIDS crisis, the armed conflict in Columbia, the abstraction of language, and party-as-platform to transfer knowledge between bodies and environments. Double Disappearance: A symposium about the Undocumented Memorial of 9/11 March 2, 2019, The 8th Floor (17 W 17th St, New York) Curated by Andrea Valencia Aranda, the symposium considers the exclusion of undocumented immigrants from the National September 11 Memorial, while interrogating the

Check out MACP faculty member Joshua Decter's recent publications!

Check out these links to MACP faculty member Joshua Decter's recent publications. "Art criticism always arrives too late" for Contemporary Art Stavanger, Norway "Beautiful Leftovers" in the catalogue for Jonathan Horowitz's 'Leftover Paint Abstractions,' Xavier Hufkens Gallery, Brussels "Will There Still Be a Future When the Museum of the Future Arrives?" in 'The Future of Museums,' published by Springer. View abstract/available for purchase at

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