Art historian, curator and writer; received undergraduate and graduate degrees in art history from the City University of New York, where he is currently a Ph.D. candidate. He also studied at Vassar College, Universite Laval, Columbia University, Institute of Fine Arts/NYU, and is an alumnus of the Whitney Independent Study Program in Critical Studies. He has curated or co-curated over 100 exhibitions in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. Most recently, co-curator, Here Is Where We Jump, La Bienal 2013, El Museo Del Barrio, NY, NY; co-curator, City Without Walls, 2010 Liverpool Biennial; co-curator, 2009 Beijing 798 Biennial; co-curator, 2008 Seoul International Media Art Biennial; artistic director/curator, 2008 Yeosu International Art Festival; co-curator, Poles Apart Poles Together, 2005 Venice Biennial. He has published more than 200 texts and has contributed to more than 60 art-related books and catalogs. Some of his writings have been translated into Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Korean, German, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish. He is a Corresponding Editor, Art Nexus, and other texts have been published in numerous perdiodicals including Art in Culture, [Art Notes], Contemporary, Flash Art, FRAMEWORK: The Finnish Art Review, Journal of the West, Tema Celeste, TRANS, and Zingmagazine.
contemporary art, curatorial studies, Mesoamerican art and culture, theory and criticism, visual culture studies
Objects as History
Pre-Hispanic Art and Design