BURNAWAY is excited to present a public talk on October 15 by our visiting critic Amanda Hunt, assistant curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem. In her talk, titled “Parsing Publics: A Personal Curatorial Perspective,” Hunt will explore the scope of her curatorial practice to date – ranging from her work in nonprofits both large and small to curating a regional biennial. Hunt will address her focus on producing public projects, and what it means to curate art in the public realm. She will also share exciting details about the major group exhibition she is planning at the Studio Museum in Harlem this fall.
The talk is free and open to the public!
When: October 15, 7:00pm
Where: GSU Speakers Auditorium in Student Center East
44 Courtland Street S.E. (at the corner of Gilmer)
Atlanta, GA 30303
Amanda Hunt is the Assistant Curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, where she recently curated a series of photographic works by conceptual and performance artist Lorraine O’Grady. Hunt curated Portland2014: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, presented by Disjecta Contemporary Art Center in Portland, Oregon, in spring 2014, and was a curator at the nonprofit space LA><ART from 2011 to 2014. Hunt has worked at various galleries and institutions, including Whitechapel Gallery, London; Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York; the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Hunt helped to produce two major initiatives in Los Angeles, including the Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival, co-produced by LA><ART and the Getty Research Institute, and Made in LA 2012, the first Los Angeles biennial organized by the Hammer Museum in collaboration with LA><ART. Hunt also served as curatorial assistant on the Los Angeles City Pavilion as part of the 9th Shanghai Biennale in 2012, and curated Steffani Jemison’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles in 2013. She holds an MA in curatorial practice from California College of the Arts in San Francisco.
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