Artist Talk with Linda Norden: Presenting Your Work and How Artists Live Their Lives

AAP Connect Professional Development Series

Linda Norden is a curator, writer, and part-time professor of art history, theory, and criticism currently teaching for the B.F.A. and M.F.A. programs at the Malmo Art Academy in Malmo, Sweden, and at Cornell University.

Norden curated contemporary art at Harvard University's Fogg Art Museum between 1998 and 2006; directed the City University of New York's Graduate Center Gallery (The James Gallery) from 2008–10; and served as commissioner of the U.S. Pavilion for the 2005 Venice Biennale, where she organized Ed Ruscha's project, Course of Empire, with Whitney Museum Curator and Deputy Director Donna DeSalvo. She has written about many contemporary artists for Artforum and for various catalogs and publications, most recently on the L.A. painter Laura Owens, the Norwegian photographer Torbjorn Rodland, and the New York City/Los Angeles artist Jordan Wolfson. She is currently organizing Project in the Drain, based on the late Marxist movie composer Hanns Eisler's mid-20th century composition titled "14 Ways of Considering the Rain," with New York/Austrian artist Rainer Ganahl. Norden is also organizing a project with filmmakers Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Pravel for the Cathedral of St. John the Divine; as well as a longer term project based on Sol LeWitt's instruction-based drawings, paintings, and sculptures and their interpolation into other art.

Dinner will be provided.

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