Curator and Editor of the Blowup Reader series, which commissions and re-uses existing content to create a series of eBooks examining the themes explored in the Blowup series of events and exhibitions that I curate at V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Curating.info, the leading web resource for curators of contemporary art.
Recent Published Essays:
Watching You, Watching Me, for Volume Magazine (issue #35).
Where is the Time? Foundation Izolyatsia/Galleria Continua, for C Magazine (issue #116, Winter 2012).
The Long Shadow of Auschwitz, for Volume Magazine (issue #31).
Buses, Babies, Temporary Tattoos: Social Media and Art Collide, for C Magazine (issue #113, Spring 2012).
Lviv, for Spacing Magazine (issue #23).
Who Are We Writing For? Event Report, for Domein voor Kunstkritiek.
Moving the Museum Online, for Rhizome.org.
Ways Out of the Labyrinth: The Work of Jessica Auer in CV Photo Magazine (issue #77).
“Net art in the real world” lead article for an issue of the Centre international d’art contemporain de Montréal (CIAC) electronic magazine.
“For What and For Whom?” in an issue of Vague Terrain, edited by Sabine Hochrieser, Michael Kargl & Franz Thalmair.
Other published work has appeared in: Mute Magazine, Spacing Magazine, Broken Pencil Magazine, Public Magazine, .dpi, Glowlab, UbiComp conference proceedings, Handheld Magazine, Kiss Machine, and many other publications.
You can book me through my speaking agent, Tessa Sterkenburg of The Next Speaker.
“Uncharted Territories”, Lighthouse, Brighton UK, April 5, 2012.
“In Transition? The role of the curator and the arts in a digital culture”, Argos, Brussels BE, February 29, 2012.
Speaking tour of Ukraine: lectures at Palace of Fine Arts (Lviv), Center for Urban History (Lviv), and Center for Contemporary Art (Kyiv), November 2011.
“Participatory Culture in Canada and Europe” at Common Pulse, Durham, Canada, June 12, 2011.
Debate participant, Is Blogging a Valid Platform for Art Criticism? at Art Amsterdam Fair, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 12, 2011.
“Urban Media” at Pecha Kucha Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 6, 2011.
Other presentations hosted by: PICNIC (Amsterdam), Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Edinburgh), London School of Economics, Edinburgh College of Art, Newcastle University, Playgrounds Festival (Tilburg), Pixel Gallery (Toronto), ISEA (Helsinki), DEAF (Rotterdam), Futuresonic (Manchester), Sonic Arts Research Centre (Belfast), PsyGeoConflux (New York), Upgrade! (Montreal), and higher education institutions across North America and Europe.
A complete list of essays and lectures is available upon request.