The Imperceptible Self Keynote Address
Sat July 30 7.30pm
Uferstudios, Studio 14
 

CAROLYN CHRISTOV-BAKARGIEV is an author, an organizer of events and exhibitions, and a researcher of artistic practices, the histories of art and the politics of aesthetics. She is Director Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art and GAM / Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna and Contemporaneain Turin, Italy and she is one of the Distinguished Visiting Professor in Art Theory and Practice at Northwestern University. She drafted the 14th edition of the Istanbul Biennial in 2015 (SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms) and was the artistic director of dOCUMENTA (13) which took place in 2012 in Kassel, Germany as well as in Kabul, Afghanistan; Alexandria and Cairo, Egypt; and Banff, Canada. Previously, she was the artistic director of the 16th  Biennale of Sydney, Revolutions—Forms That Turn (2008); and senior curator at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, a MoMA affiliate in New York, from 1999 to 2001.