Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
Curriculum Vitae
Conceived in Italy and born in the USA in 1957 to an Italian mother from Piemonte who became an archeologist and a Bulgarian refugee from World War II who became a medical doctor, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev is an Italian and US citizen who became a curator, theoretician, and historian of art. Some items below are hyperlinks that bring you to specific essays, images and other archival material related to her works. These links will increase over time. This process will take a while.
Education

University of Pisa, Faculty of Letters and Philosophy, 1977-1981, graduated Magna cum Laude 1981

Professional Career

Honorary Guest Professor FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern, Switzerland, she has lectured widely at art and educational institutions and Universities for the Arts, including the Goethe University, Frankfurt; Harvard University, Cambridge; MIT, Boston; Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Dehli; Cooper Union, New York; The Courtauld Institute of Art, London; Monash University, Melbourne; Di Tella University, Buenos Aires; Northwestern University, Chicago, and UNITO, Università di Torino, Turin.

She was PhD thesis Supervisor at Royal College of Art, London in 2011

2024 – cont.

Independent guest exhibition maker and writer

2024 – cont.

Member of Academic Research Council to 1OF1

2022 – cont.

2022

DocStAr laboratory evaluation, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa.

Advisor of the MUNCH Triennale

2021 – cont.


2021 – cont.

Member if the Commissioning Committee, Hartwig Art Foundation, Amsterdam

Honorary Guest Professor at the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern, Basel

2018 – 2023

Artistic Director of the Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti, Rivoli (Turin)

2016 – 2023

Director of Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin

2016 – 2023

Member of the Scientific committee of Fondazione CRT per l’Arte, Turin

2016 – 2017

Director of GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Turin

2015

Getty Research Institute Visiting Scholar, The Getty Center,
Los Angeles  

2014 – 2015

Curator, 14th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul 

2013 – 2019

Edith Kreeger Wolf Distinguished Visiting Professor in Art Theory and Practice, Northwestern University, Evanston, Chicago

2014

Harvard Museums Guest Lecturer on Innovative Curatorial Practice, Cambridge, Massachusetts

2013 – 2014

Leverhulme Visiting Professor in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

2013

Pernod Ricard Visiting Professor in the Philosophy of Art and Naturecultures at the Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main / Institut für Philosophie, Frankfurt

2013

Menschel Visiting Professor in Art, The Cooper Union, New York

2013

Guest Professor in Critical Theory, M.F.A. program, The Art Institute of Boston, Lesley University, Boston

2010 – 2014

Member of the Artistic Advisory Board of the Istanbul Biennale

2008 – 2013

Artistic Director dOCUMENTA 13 (2012), Kassel

2009

Interim Director Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin

2006 – 2008

Artistic Director 16th Biennale of Sydney (2008), Sydney

2002 – 2008


1999–2001

Chief Curator Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin

Senior Curator P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (MoMA Affiliate), New York

 

1987 – 1999

Independent Curator, Writer and Art Critic based in Rome

Awards
2015

Hessian Culture Prize as former Artistic Director of dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel

2019

Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence, Bard College

2023

Winner of 10F1

Curated Exhibitions
2024

upcoming: “Arte povera. Trecentomilioni di anni" at Bourse de Commerce – Collection Pinault, Paris (9 October 2024 – 24 March 2025)

“William Kentridge / Self-Portrait as A Coffee-Pot”, Arsenale Institute for Politics of Representation, Venice (17 April – 24 November) ⭢

2023

“Fabio Mauri. Esperimenti nella verifica del Male”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin), (16 December – 24 March 2024) (with Sara Codutti and Marianna Vecellio)

“Michelangelo Pistoletto. Molti di uno (Many of One)”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin), (2 November – 25 February 2024) (with Marcella Beccaria)

“Artisti in Guerra. Artists in a Time of War”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin), (15 March – 19 November)

“Opere in viaggio. Un dipinto di Claude Monet alla Collezione Cerruti”, Collezione Cerruti, Rivoli, Rivoli (Turin), (with Fabio Cafagna)

“Sensing Painting. Opere dalla Collezione d’arte della Fondazione CRC”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

2022

“Espressioni con Frazioni”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

“Richard Bell”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

“Beeple. Human One”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

“Susan Philipsz: A Song A Part | A CIELO APERTO”, Museo Civico della Stampa Ex Collegio dele Orfane di Mondovì, Cuneo

2021

“Bracha L. Ettinger. Bracha’s Notebooks”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

“Agnieszka Kurant. Crowd Crystal”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea,Rivoli (Turin)

“Pittura in Persona. La nuova Collezione della Fondazione CRC”, Complesso Monumentale di San Francesco, Cuneo for Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

“Otobong Nkanga. Of Cords Curling around Mountains”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (25 September – 3 July 2022)

“A.B.O. THEATRON. Art or Life”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (with Andrea Viliani)

2020

“Anne Imhof. SEX”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)(with Marcella Beccaria)

“E LUCE FU. Giacomo Balla, Lucio Fontana, Olafur Eliasson and Renato Leotta”, Complesso Monumentale di San Francesco, Cuneo for Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

“Giulio Paolini. Le Chef-d’oeuvre inconnu”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (with Marcella Beccaria)

“William Kentridge, Respirare”, Chiesa di San Domenico, Alba

“Facing the Collector. The Sigg Collection of Contemporary Art from China”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (with Marcella Beccaria)

“Giorgio Morandi: Major Works from the Cerruti Collection”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

“Renato Leotta. Sole”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (with Marianna Vecellio)

“James Richards. Alms for the Birds”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (with Marianna Vecellio)

2019

“Claudia Comte. How to Grow and Still Stay the Same Shape”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

“For an Imaginist Renewal of the World. Pellizza da Volpedo (Taner Ceylan), Pinot Gallizio (with Constant, Giorgio Gallizio, Asger Jorn, Jan Kotik and Piero Simondo),Piero Simondo, Mario Merz”, Chiesa di San Domenico, Alba

“By Artists: From the Home to the Museum, from the Museum to the Home. Homages to the Works of the Cerruti Collection” a project in different chapters, started in 2019,

Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (Liu Ding, Camille Henrot, Michael Rakowitz, amongst others)

“Michael Rakowitz. Imperfect Binding”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

“Anri Sala AS YOU GO”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (with Marcella Beccaria)

“Harald Szeemann: Museums of Obsessions”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (with Glenn Philipsz and Pietro Rigolo)

2018

"Hito Steyerl. The City of Broken Windows”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (with Marianna Vecellio)

“Nalini Malani: The Rebellion of the Dead. Retrospective 1969-2018. Part II”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (with Marcella Beccaria)

“Giorgio de Chirico. Major Works from the Collection of Francesco Federico Cerruti”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) (with Fabio Cafagna and Laura Cantone)

2017

“Anna Boghiguian”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)(with Marianna Vecellio)

“L’emozione dei COLORI nell’arte”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea and GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Rivoli (Turin) (with Marcella Beccaria, Elena Volpato, Elif Kamisli and the scientific consultation by Vittorio Gallese and Michael Taussig)

“Wael Shawky”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin

“Ed Atkins”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

2016

“Giovanni Anselmo. While the hand indicates, the light focuses, in universal gravitation one interferes, the earth finds its bearings, the stars come one hand’s span closer……”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

“Organismi. Dall’Art Nouveau di Émile Gallé alla Bioarchitettura / Organisms. From Émile Gallé’s Art Nouveau to Bioarchitecture”, GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, Rivoli (Turin)

“Quel che fa un artista. Una mostra dalla Collezione permanente”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

2015

“Intention to Know: The Thought Forms of Annie Besant”, Stony Island Arts Bank,Chicago

“SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms. The 14th Istanbul Biennial”, Istanbul, Turkey

2012

“dOCUMENTA(13)”, various locations in Kassel, Kabul, Alexandria-Cairo, Banff (Artistic Director and Overall Curator. Members of the curatorial team included Chus Martinez, Head of Department; Ayreen Anastas, Rene Gabri, Marta Kuzma, Raimundas Malašauskas, Kitty Scott, Andrea Viliani, Adam Kleinman; Leeza Ahmady, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Sunjung Kim, Koyo Kouoh, Joasia Krysa, Lívia Páldi, Hetti Perkins, Sarah Rifky, Eva Scharrer, Dr. Nicola Setari; Mario Bellatin, Iwona Blazwick, Ali Brivanlou, Alexander Tarakhovsky, Donna Haraway, Salah Hassan, Pierre Huyghe, Michael Petzet, Jane Taylor, Michael Taussig, Anton Zeilinger)

2009
“Thomas Ruff”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin), Italy
 
“Gianni Colombo”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)
2008

“Revolutions – Forms That Turn”, 16th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia 2006

“Concept, Body and Dream”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

2005

“Faces in the Crowd”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, and Rivoli (Turin), Whitechapel Gallery, London (with Iwona Blazwick)

T1 Turin Triennial – “The Pantaguel Syndrome”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin), Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, GAM Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Turin (with Francesco Bonami)

2004

“William Kentridge”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, “Pierre Huyghe”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin),

“Franz Kline”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

2003

“The Moderns”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

2001

 “Animations”, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, a MoMA affiliate, New York; touring Kunst-Werke, Berlin (2003)

“Janet Cardiff: A Survey of Works including collaborations with George Bures Miller”,

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, a MoMA affiliate, New York; touring (Montreal, Miami, Turin)

2000

“Greater New York”, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (MoMA affiliate), New York (with Alanna Heiss, Klaus Biesenbach, Glenn Lowry, Roxana Marcocci, Rob Storr, et al.)

“Around 1984: A Look at Art in the Eighties”, P.S.1 Contemporary
Art Center, a MoMA affiliate, New York

“Some New Minds”, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, a MoMA affiliate, New York

1998 – 2000

“La Ville, le Jardin, la Mémoire”, a triennial exhibition series at the Villa Medici, Rome (with Laurence Bossé and Hans Ulrich Obrist)

1997

“Città-Natura”, city-wide exhibition, at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Museo zoologico; Villa Mazzanti and Orto Botanico, Rome (with Ludovico Pratesi)

1996

“Alberto Burri”, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome; Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels; Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

1993

“Il suono rapido delle cose / The Rapid Sound of Things / A Homage to John Cage” for the XLV Biennale di Venezia Arti Visive, Venice (with Angela Vettese, Ludovico Pratesi, and Alanna Heiss)

“On taking a normal situation and retranslating it into overlapping and multiple readings of conditions past and present”, for Antwerp ’93: European Capital of Culture, MuKHA – Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (with Iwona Blazkwick and Yves Aupetitallot), Antwerp, Belgium

1991

“Storie”, Galleria Alice, Rome and Studio Casoli, Milan

1988

“Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, Rodney Graham, Robert Kleyn”, Studio Casoli, Rome Italy

1987

“Non in Codice: Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, Judith Barry, Dara Birnbaum, Barbara Ess, John Knight”, American Academy in Rome and Galleria Pieroni, Rome

Bibliography
Books and Catalogues

Non in Codice [American Academy in Rome and Galleria Pieroni, Rome], (catalogue), 1987

“La distanza e l'esperienza: cronaca di una mostra”, in Davvero, (catalogue), Milan 1988

Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, Rodney Graham, Robert Kleyn [Casoli, Milan], (catalogue), 1988

Bestiarium, Jardin-Theatre [Art Contemporain, Entrepot-Galerie du Confort Moderne, Poitiers], (catalogue), 1989, pp. 9-13

“Heading for Places, Looking at Object in the Eighties”, in Lifesize, A Sense of the Real in Recent Art [The Israel Museum of Art, Jerusalem], (catalogue), 1990, pp 33-44

“Sherrie Levine”, in Un Art de la distinction [Abbaye St. André, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Meymac], (catalogue), 1990

Storie [Studio Casoli, Milan, Marco Noire, Turin and Galleria Alice, Rome], (catalogue), 1991

Mel Bochner: Fontana's light: omaggio a Lucio Fontana [Studio Casoli, Milan], (catalogue), 1991

Essay in Molteplici Culture, Carte Segrete, Rome 1992, (catalogue)

Essay in Edge '92 [London – Madrid], (catalogue), 1992

“A Normal Situation Retranslated”, in Antwerp '93 "on taking a normal situation and retranslating it into over lapping and multiple readings of conditions past and present" [MUKHA Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen, Belgium], (catalogue) curated by Iwona Blazwick, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Yves Aupetitallot, 1993, p. 11-19,

Mel Bochner, Via Tasso [Museo Storico della Liberazione, Carte Segrete, Rome], (catalogue), 1993

Fabio Mauri, Via Tasso [Museo Storico della Liberazione, Carte Segrete, Rome], (catalogue), 1993

Lawrence Weiner, Via Tasso [Museo Storico della Liberazione, Carte Segrete, Rome], (catalogue), 1993

Essay in Chen Zen [Galleria Valentina Moncada, Rome], (catalogue), 1993

“Viaggiamo in aereo, ma pensiamo a cavallo, un omaggio italiano a John Cage” in La Biennale di Venezia, [Venice], (catalogue), 1993

Willie Doherty [British School in Rome, Rome], exhibition brochure, 1993

Mona Hatoum [British School in Rome, Rome], exhibition brochure, 1994

Fabio Mauri Opere e Azioni 1954-1994 [Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna], (catalogue) published by Giorgio Mondadori, Rome 1994

Arte Identita' Confini, Carte Segrete, Rome 1995 (book)

Willie Doherty [Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland], (catalogue), 1996

“Appunti sull'arte italiana e internazionale negli anni 80 e 90”, in Ultime Generazioni [Esposizione Nazionale Quadriennale d'Arte di Roma, Rome], (catalogue) published by Ed. De Luca, Rome 1996, p. 225

“Alberto Burri: la superficie a rischio”, in Burri, (catalogue) published by Electa, Milan 1996, pp. 47-62

Citta' Natura [Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome], (catalogue) published by Ed. Fratelli Palombi, Rome 1997

“Haim Steinbach”, in Haim Steinbach. Zero per Cent [Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig, Wien, Austria], (catalogue), 1997

Arte Povera [Kunstverlag Inzvild G.M.B.H., Munich], (catalogue), 1997

“Ursus Maritimus” in Mark Dion [Ikon Gallery, Birmingham], (catalogue), 1997, pp. 44-45

Uccelli Birds, published by Ed. I Libri di Zerynthia, Rome 1997, book, (with Hans Ulrich Obrist)

Essay in La Ville, le Jardin, la Mémoire [Villa Medici, Rome], (catalogue) curated by Laurence Bossé, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Hans Ulrich Obrist, 1998, pp. 9-14

William Kentridge [Palais des Beaux Arts de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium], (catalogue), 1998

“Un parcours: reflet de grosses gouttes de verre placées sous la fenêtre” in La Ville, le Jardin, la Memoire [Villa Medici, Rome], (catalogue) curated by Laurence Bossé, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Hans Ulrich Obrist, 1999, pp. 13-14

“Interview”, in William Kentridge, edited by Dan Cameron, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, J.M. Coetzee, Phaidon Press, London 1999, book

Arte Povera, Phaidon Press, London 1999, book

Around 1984 [P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York] exhibition brochure, 2000

“Appunti sull’opera di Luca Vitone”, in Luca Vitone, S8Zero Project, Palazzo Delle Esposizioni, Rome, 2000, pp. 10-17 (catalogue)

“Janet Cardiff”, in Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Vol. 2, 2000, pp. 110-113 (catalogue)

“William Kentridge”, in Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Vol. 2, 2000,
pp. 98–99 (catalogue)

Essay in Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, 2000 (catalogue)

“John Wesley’s Capricci”, in A. Heiss, John Wesley, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, 2000, pp. 29-35 (catalogue)

Santiago Sierra, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, 2000 (brochure)

Some New Minds (John Pilson, Omer Fast, James Yamada, Christoph Girardet, Julia Loktev),

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, 2000 (brochure)

Georges Adéagbo, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, 2000 (brochure) Arturo Herrera, California UCLA, Hammer Projects, Los Angeles, 2001 (brochure)

Luigi Ontani, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, 2001 (catalogue)

Massimo Bartolini, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, 2001 (brochure)

“Thrust into the whirlwind: Italian Art before Arte Povera”, in Arte Povera, Tate Modern, London, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2001 (catalogue)

Janet Cardiff, Including Works Done in Collaboration with George Bures Miller, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, 2001 – Musée d’art contemporain de Monréal, Montreal - Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, 2002 (catalogue)

“Arte Povera circa 1967 and today”, in Arte Povera, Art from Italy 1967-2002, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 2002 [catalogue]

“Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and Liam Gillick in conversation”, in The Producers: Contemporary Curators in conversation (4), Baltic, University of Newcastle, 2002, book

The Moderns / I moderni, Skira, Milan - Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, 2003 (catalogue)

William Kentridge, Skira, Milan - Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, 2004 (catalogue)

Pierre Huyghe, Skira, Milan - Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, 2004 (catalogue)

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Iwona Blazwick, Faces in the Crowd. Picturing Modern Life from Manet to today / Volti nella folla. Immagini della vita moderna da Manet a oggi, Skira, Milan - Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, - Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2004 (catalogue)

Franz Kline, Skira, Milan - Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, 2004 (catalogue) Essay in Susan Philipsz, Malmo Konsthal, Malmo, 2005

Essay in P. Schimmel, Ecstasy, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2005

Essay in Miroslav Tichy, The Artist With the Bad Camera, Fondation Tichy Ocean, Walter Konig, 2008 (catalogue)

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, ed., Revolutions – Forms That Turn, Thames and Hudson - Biennale of Sydney, 2008 (catalogue)

“On Macuga and The Nature of the Beast” in Goshka Macuga: The Nature of the Beast, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2009 (catalogue)

Thomas Ruff, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, and Skira, Milan, 2009 (catalogue)

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and Marcella Beccaria (Eds.), Gianni Colombo, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, and Skira, Milan, 2010 (catalogue)

Conversation between Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and Daniel Birnbaum, Guillermo Faivovich & Nicolás Goldberg: The Campo del Cielo Meteorites - Vol. 1: El Taco, dOCUMENTA(13) - Hatje Cantz, Osterfildern, 2010, book

Essay in Jonathan Watkins (ed.), Iara Boubnova, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Christy Lange,

Nedko Solakov: All in Order, with Exceptions, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2011 (catalogue)

“Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev: Letter to a Friend”, 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts, No. 003, dOCUMENTA(13) - Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2011

“On the Destruction of Art—Or Conflict and Art, or Trauma and the Art of Healing”, 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts, No. 040, dOCUMENTA(13) - Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2011

Introduction in “Mark Lombardi”, 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts, No. 071, dOCUMENTA(13) - Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2012

“Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev in conversation with Dinh Q Lê”, in “Dinh Q. Le”, 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts, No. 073, dOCUMENTA(13) - Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2012

Introduction in “Alanna Heiss, Placing the Artist”, 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts, No. 074, dOCUMENTA(13) - Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2012

Introduction in “Rudolf Arnheim”, 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts, No. 100, dOCUMENTA(13) - Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2012

Foreword by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and interview in Füsun Onur, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, 2012, book

Preface by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and Conversation with Theaster Gates in Theaster Gates: 12 Ballads for Huguenot House, dOCUMENTA(13) - Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago - Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, 2012

Introduction and conversation with Etel Adnan in Etel Adnan: Works 1965–2011, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut/Hamburg, 2012

Interview with Nalini Malani in Nalini Malani: In Search of Vanished Blood, dOCUMENTA(13) - Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2012, book

Concept and Author, 3 - volume catalogue of dOCUMENTA(13): 1/3 The Book of Books, 2/3 The Logbook, 3/3: The Guidebook, edited by Bettina Funcke, documenta und Museum Fridericianum Veranstaltungs-GmbH and Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2012

“The dance was very frenetic, lively, rattling, clanging, rolling, contorted, and lasted for a long time”, in dOCUMENTA(13): 1/3 The Book of Books, documenta und Museum Fridericianum Veranstaltungs-GmbH and Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2012 ⭢

dOCUMENTA(13) Catalog 2/3: Logbook, documenta und Museum Fridericianum Veranstaltungs- GmbH and Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2012

Introduction in Horst Hoheisel / Aschrottbrunnen 2012, Förderverein der Gedenkstätte Breitenau und die Stadt Kassel, Kassel, 2012 (catalogue)

Foreword, in Dora Garcia: Mad Marginal Number 3: Klau Mich, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, 2012 (book)

Contribution to Guillermo Faivovich & Nicolás Goldberg: The Campo del Cielo Meteorites - Vol. 2: El Chaco, dOCUMENTA(13) - Hatje Cantz, Osterfildern, 2012 (book)

“Live like a frog and die like a snake: conversations with Sopheap Pich”, in Sopheap Pich / Sculptures 2004 – 2013, Tyler Rollins Fine Art Ltd, New York, 2013 (catalogue)

“Arte Povera: Radical Uses Of Materials, Processes, And Situations” in Stedelijk collection reflections: reflections on the collection of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, nai010 Publishers, Amsterdam, New York, 2013, Jan van Adrichem, Adi Martis eds. (catalogue of collection)

“Sopheap Pich – Interview”, in connect: Phnom Penh: Rescue Arcaeology, edited by Erin Gleeson, Barbara Barsch and Erv Fischer, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Berlin, 2013 (catalogue)

“On art and dreaming: the singular and the collective from cement to compost: an interview with Rosella Biscotti”, in Secession (ed.), Rossella Biscotti. The Side Room, Revolver Verlag, Berlin, 2013 (catalogue)

“Notes on Writing, Thoughts on Art”, afterward, in Lori Waxman, 60 wrd/min art critic, One Star Press, Paris, 2013 (book)

“Enchantment-ification: Notes on the work of Lea Porsager”, in Lea Porsager: Food for the Moon, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter (HOK), Høvikodden, Norway, 2013 (catalogue)

“Notes on a Collection of Arte Povera”, in Eyes Wide Open: An Italian Vision, London, Christie’s, 2014 (catalogue)

“Arte Povera: circa 1967 and today”, in Eyes Wide Open: An Italian Vision, London, Christie’s, 2014 (catalogue), emended excerpt from Arte Povera: Art from Italy 167-2002, Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, 2002

“Alberto Burri: Expanding the Field of Painting”, in Eyes Wide Open: An Italian Vision, London, Christie’s, 2014 (catalogue), note and emended excerpt from Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera 1967- 1972, London, 2001.

“To Watch, to Listen, to Sing a Lullaby”, in Susan Philipsz: You Are Not Alone, edited by Brigitte Franzen and James Lingwood, Köln, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, 2014 (catalogue)

“Wael Shawky: Commitment and the Practice of Art-Making as a Form of Engaged Storytelling – A Celebration of Puppets and not Puppeteers”, in Wael Shawky: Al Araba Al Madfuna, edited by Susanne Pfeffer and Heike Catherina Mertens, Ernst Schering Foundation Art Award, König Books, London, 2014 (catalogue)

“On anger, fear, laughter and the art of healing”, in Stuart Ringholt: Kraft, Melbourne, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, 2014 (catalogue)

“Worldy Worlding: The Imaginal Fields of Science/Art", in thingworld: International Triennial of New Media Art 2014, edited by Fan Di’An and Zhang Ga, Beijing, National Art Museum of China, 2014 (catalogue)

Arte Povera, London, Phaidon, 2014 (paperback edition)

“A Note on Francis Alys and his Afghan works 2010-2014” and “And So, What the Artist Does. With Pencils”, in Francis Alÿs, Reel-Unreel, Milan, Electa / Warsaw, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle / Naples, Museo Madre, 2014 (catalogue)

“Panel response to Parallel Views: Italian and Japanese Art from the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Nicholas Cullinan, and Ming Tiampo”, in Parallel Views: Italian and Japanese Art from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, edited by Allan Schwartzman, Bologna, Damiani, 2014 (catalogue)

Concept and Author, 14° İstanbul Bienali / 14th Istanbul Biennial - TUZLU SU Düşünce Biçimleri Üzerine Bir Teori / SALTWATER A Theory of Thought Forms. Katalog / Catalogue, İKSV - İstanbul Kültür Sanat Vakfı in scope of the 14th Istanbul Biennial, 2015 (book)

“SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms”, in 14° İstanbul Bienali / 14th Istanbul Biennial - TUZLU SU Düşünce Biçimleri Üzerine Bir Teori / SALTWATER A Theory of Thought Forms. Katalog / Catalogue, İKSV - İstanbul Kültür Sanat Vakfı in scope of the 14th Istanbul Biennial, 2015 (book)

Concept and Author, 14° İstanbul Bienali / 14th Istanbul Biennial - TUZLU SU Düşünce Biçimleri Üzerine Bir Teori / SALTWATER A Theory of Thought Forms. Rehber / GuidebookI, İKSV - İstanbul Kültür Sanat Vakfı in scope of the 14th Istanbul Biennial, 2015 (book)

Foreword, in Bracha Ettinger, And My Heart, Wound-Space Within Me. Eurydice – Medusa, 2015 (artist’s book publish in the framework of the 14th Istanbul Biennial)

“A brief monologue about Ana Prvački’s art”, in Finding comfort in an uncomfortable imagination. A catalogue of ideas by Ana Prvački, Singapore, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore / LASALLE College of the Arts, 2015 (catalogue)

Foreword, in Carolee Thea, On Curating II, New York, D.A.P. Publications, 2016, book

Selected Essays, Köln, Buchhandlung Walther König (book, forthcoming)

Introduction and Essay: “To cross that sunlit landscape for a little longer – particles and particulars”, in Giovanni Anselmo, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli and SKIRA, 2016

Organismi. Dall’Art Nouveau di Émile Gallé alla Bioarchitettura, catalogue of the exhibition at GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna. Introduction and Essay Verso una consapevolezza ecologica: una sequenza temporale, SKIRA, 2016

“Rendere conto di sé. Parliamone in 5341 parole”, Ed Atkins, Castello di Rivoli and SKIRA, 2016

“Wael Shawky: these are things of this earth, which will persist on this earth”, in Wael Shawky

at Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea and SKIRA, 2016 (catalogue)

“Drawing Chronicles: Wael Shawky's Cabaret Crusades and the Fall of Teleological History”, in Wael Shawky: Crusades and Other Stories, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, 2017 (catalogue)

“Marisa Merz” in The Sky is a Great Space, Hammer Museum and Metropolitan Museum (catalogue), Prestel, New York and London, 2017

“The World Ends Not With A Bang, But With A Whimper. Fabio Mauri’s Il televisore che piange” in Tv 70: Francesco Vezzoli Guarda La Rai, Fondazione Prada, Milano 2017 (catalogue)

“Possibly… He was the Lamb. Anna Boghiguian’s Expanded Book”, in Anna Boghiguian, Castello di Rivoli Museo di Arte Contemporanea and SKIRA, 2017.

“A Color that is a Form of Thinking”, in Colori. Emotions of color in art, Castello di Rivoli and GAM, Torino, Silvana Editoriale, 2017 (catalogue)

“Gilberto Zorio: prima che le parole brucino. Una conversazione” in Gilberto Zorio, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea and SKIRA, 2017

“Those who were seen dancing: Harald Szeemann and Armand Schulthess” in Harald Szeemann, The Kingdom of Obsession, Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2018

Max Neuhaus, Les pianos ne poussent pas sur les arbres, Ecrits et entretiens, Les presses du reel, , in the collection Ohcetecho devoted to sound studies, interview with Max Neuhaus from 2000 (at the P.S.1. Contemporary Art Center) within “Pianos don't grow on trees" by Neuhaus2019

Hito Steyerl. The City of Broken Windows Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli- Torino, Skira, Milano 2019 (catalogue)

“Harald Szeemann: Museum of Obsessions”, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino, 2019

Michael Rakowitz, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-

Torino and Silvana Editoriale, Cinisello Balsamo (Milan), 2019

Giuseppe Penone: Incidences of the void, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Torino, 2019 (catalogue)

Anri Sala AS YOU GO, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Torino, Skira,

Milano 2019 (catalogue)

Dall’argilla all’algoritmo. Arte e tecnologia. Dalle Collezioni di Intesa Sanpaolo e del Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Ed. Skira, Milano, 2019 (catalogue)

Adrián Villar Rojas, Phaidon Press, Londo, 2020. (with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Eungie Joo), book

Facing the Collector. The Sigg Collection of Contemporary Art from China,

published by Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Torino, 2020 (catalogue)

E luce fu, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Torino, 2020 (catalogue)

Essay in Giulio Paolini: Le Chef-d’oeuvre inconnu, Recital. Scritture in versi | Writings in verse, 1987-2020, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Torino, ed. by Marcella Beccaria, 2020 (catalogue)

Bracha L. Ettinger. BRACHA’s Notebooks / A publication devoted to Bracha L. Ettinger’s Notebooks (1984-2021), Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli-Torino, Skira, Milan, 2021

“Beeple Everymonths” series of conversations online with Mike Winkelmann, alias Beeple, conducted in 2021, 2022 and 2023, Cosmo digitale, Castello d Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin)

Pittura in persona. La nuova Collezione della Fondazione CRC / Painting in Person. The New Collection of Fondazione CRC, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) 2021

Essay in A.B.O. Theatron L’Arte o la Vita – Art or Life, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) and SKIRA, 2021 (with Andrea Viliani)

The Cerruti Collection General Catalogue, 2 Vols., Fondazione Francesco Federico Cerruti and Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli – Turin, Allemandi Editore, Turin, 2021, book

Claudia Comte: an anthology of wall paintings: how to grow and still stay the same shape, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, Torino 2021 (catalogue)

“Vessels, Plants and Reparations: Otobong Nkanga’s Art of Healing” in Otobong Nkanga. When looking across the sea / Do you dream? Of cords curling around mountains, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) and Villa Arson, Nice, Skira, 2023 (catalogue, ed. by C. Christov-Bakargiev and M. Beccaria)

Sensing Painting. Opere dalla Collezione d’arte della Fondazione CRC / Sensing Painting. Works from the Collection of Fondazione CRC, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin), 2023

Anne Imhof. SEX, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin) and SKIRA, 2023 (catalogue)

Le Collezioni del Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea / The Collections of Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, 2 Vols., Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin), Allemandi Editore, Turin, 2023, book

“How to compose a choreography of fragments in nine episodes” in SELF-PORTRAIT AS A COFFEE-POT, Arsenale Institut of Representation, Venice, 2024 (catalogue, by C. Christov-Bakargiev)

Espressioni. Espressioni con frazioni. Artisti in guerra, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin), forthcoming

Online Publications (selection)


Periodicals (selection)

“La maison dans l’Arte povera: notes pour une étude”, Exposé, n.3, Orleans, 1997, pp.154-171

“Notes on some works by Maria Eichhorn”, After All, n.1, The London Insitute, London, 1999, pp. 29-42

“Some poems written during dOCUMENTA(13)”, The Exhibitionist, n. 7, The Exhibitionist and Archive Books, Berlin/Turin, January 2013

“Adrián Villar Rojas”, Artforum, n.4, New York, December 2013, pp. 236-239

“Worldy Worlding: The Imaginal Fields of Science/Art and Making Patterns Together”, Mousse n.43, Contrappunto, Milan, April-May 2014, pp. 76-85

“In the screen: insomnia for various contrary forms of universe”, Hauser & Wirth, n. 5, Hauser & Wirth, March-May 2015, pp. 48-53; translation and excerpt from C. Christov-Bakargiev, “Nello schermo: insonnia per diverse forme contrarie di universe” (Rome, 1994)

“Knotty by Nature. A conversation between Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, William Irvine, Jean- Michel Vappereau, and Ed Atkins”, Mousse n.50, Contrappunto, Milan, October-November 2015, pp. 218-225

“Over one hundred articles published between1984 and 2013” in Reporter, Roma; Giornale dell’Arte, Turin; Il Sole 24 Ore, Milan; Flash Art, Milan; Janus, Bruxelles; Artforum, New York.

“A Color That Is A Form Of Thinking” in Mousse 57, Milan, 2017

“Julian Schnabel”, Flash Art, December 1985 – translated and published in 2017 for the research project Art of the United States in European Writing ca. 1945-1990 by Claudia Hopkins and prof. Iain Boyd Whyte, School of History of Art, University of Edinburgh

PAROLA Magazine – Museum issue, October 2022

Recent Lectures & Public Talks (since 2009)

May 02 2009, Public conversation; Curatorial Session with Raimundas Malasauskas, Bart De Baere, and Tone Olaf Nielson, Upstairs Space, Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland

May 28 2009, “Che fare? / What is to be done?”, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

October 16 2009, Conversation with Brian Jungen, Hirschhorn Museum and National Museum of American Indian Smithsonian Institution, Washington

October 19 2009, Lecture, introduced by Mary Kelly, UCLA - University of California, Los Angeles

October 21 2009, “Global Art in the Downturn” (Panel discussion with Jens Hoffmann, Hou Hanru, and Dominic Willsdon), San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco

October 22 2009, Lecture, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, California College of the Arts, San Francisco

October 26 2009, “Notes towards dOCUMENTA(13)”, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

October 28 2009, Lecture, Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff, Canada

November 14 2009, “Gianni Colombo”, for Symposium « Œuvres ouvertes » Umberto Eco at la scène Italienne des années ‘60, Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

February 15 2010, “The dance was very frenetic - Notes towards dOCUMENTA(13) - 2012”, 1 Shanti Road Studio/Gallery, Bangalore, India

February 18 2010, “The dance was very frenetic - Notes towards dOCUMENTA(13) – 2012” Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

March 2 2010, “Miroslav Tichý and the Last Snapshot”, in conversation with Brian Wallis International Center of Photography, New York

March 11 2010, In conversation with Susan Philipsz, VR Auditorium, Helsinki, in association with Pro Arte Foundation Finland, Finland

May 3 2010, Lecture, Cooper Union School of Art, New York

May 19 2010, Lecture-Seminar for MA students Royal College of Art, London, UK

June 7 2010, “Notes on dOCUMENTA(13), 2012”, lecture with contributions by anthropologist Michael Taussig and artists Francis Alÿs and Mario Garcia Torres, Timur Shah Mausoleum, Kabul, Afghanistan

July 28 2010, Lecture Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

September 16 2010, Lecture and conversation with Lisette Lagnado Goethe-Institut São Paulo, São Paulo

September 18 2010, International Curators Meeting, public presentation and discussion Centro Cultural São Paulo, São Paulo

October 4 2010, Talk for students at Northwestern University, followed by questions and lunchtime reception, Northwestern University, Chicago

October 6 2010, Lecture, Harbourfront Centre, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada

October 15 2010, “Entanglement: Notes Towards dOCUMENTA(13)”, in the framework of the “Global Aesthetics: Intersecting Culture, Theory, Practice” conference organized by The Society for the Humanities & Mellon Central New York Humanities Corridor, October 15-16, 2010 Cornell University, Ithaca

January 22 2011, Book presentation, dOCUMENTA(13) artist book published in cooperation with Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht: seeing studies by Natascha Sadr Haghighian and Ashkan Shephavand, Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht

February 02 2011, “Ka - the person: carefully balanced on the edge of a hole in time / between collapse and recovery and the role of art in processes of civic society building”, in the framework of the “Culture and Conflict – Our Mandate, Our Interests, Our Potentials” workshop organized by the Goethe-Institut and.V., Munich, Germany

February 10 2011, Panel Discussion, “Attaining Full Equality: Women Artists, Museums, and Markets”, on occasion of CAA CENTENNIAL SESSION ON FEMINISM, with Connie Butler, Carol Duncan, Catherine Morris, Katja Ziegerlin, Rendezvous Trianon, Hilton, New York

February 14 2011, Conversation with Pierre Huyghe on occasion of his new film The Host and the Cloud, Gloria Cinema, Kassel, Germany

April 14 2011, Lecture in the framework of lecture series “Curating the context”, Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany

April 21 2011, “dOCUMENTA(13) in a state of hope”, lecture and presentation of dOCUMENTA(13) notebooks, Goethe Institut, Cairo, Egypt

May 10 2011, “100 Notes – 100 Thoughts”, presentation of dOCUMENTA(13) notebooks Artists Space, New York

May 19 2011, “100 Notizen – 100 Gedanken / 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts”, talk and presentation of

dOCUMENTA(13) notebooks, ArteBA, Open Forum, Buenos Aires, Argentina

May 25 2011, “The history of documenta” Embassy of Hessia, Brussels, Belgium

May 27 2011, “Notes on documenta”, on occasion documenta Archive Jubilee 2011 conference Evangelische Akademie Hofgeismar, Germany

June 29 2011, “…and lasted for a long time”, DLDwomen Conference, Munich, Germany

July 19 2011, “Cum-fligere: The Commitment of Art in Processes of Healing and Repair; to Become Worldly Together”, for the symposium “Reflecting Conflicts through Cultural Initiatives: Perspectives from Southeast Asia”, organized by the Goethe-Institut and Japan Foundation in co- operation with the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand

August 24 2011, “Jimmie Durham’s sceptical universe: notes towards a study of his art”, The Artist's Institute, New York

September 3 2011, “En route to dOCUMENTA(13)”, documenta-Halle, Kassel, Germany

October 15 2011, “100 Notizen – 100 Gedanken / 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts”, presentation of

dOCUMENTA(13) notebooks, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK

October 17 2011, Student workshop and public lecture, dOCUMENTA(13), Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig, Germany

October 18 2011, Student workshop and public lecture, dOCUMENTA(13)

Academy of Fine Arts Münster, in collaboration with LWL Landesmuseum für Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte Münster, Germany

October 19 2011, Student workshop and public lecture, dOCUMENTA(13)

Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design, in collaboration with Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany

October 25 2011, Laudatio Goshka Macuga, on occasion of the Arnold Bode Prize 2011, Kasseler Kunsverein e.V., Kassel, Germany

October 27 2011, “En route to dOCUMENTA(13) / Art and Destruction”, German Academy Villa Massimo, Rome

November 02 2011, Student workshop and public lecture, dOCUMENTA(13), Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, in collaboration with Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany

November 24 2011, “En route to dOCUMENTA(13)”, public conversation with Prof. Martin Köttering,

Hochschule für Bildenden Künste Hamburg, Germany; held in cooperation with Deichtorhallen Hamburg, the Hamburger Kunsthalle and the Kunstverein Hamburg

November 30, 2011, “En route to dOCUMENTA(13)”, Kunsthochschule, Universität Kassel, Germany

December 12 2011, “Kunst im Kontext”, public conversation with Kasper König Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

January 16 2012, Public talk with Iwona Blazwick, Beit Ariela Cultural Center, Tel Aviv, Israel

February 6 2012, “Interpreting Art: Keys and Positions”, Queen’s Palace, Kabul, Afghanistan

April 12 2012, Artist’s talk with Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

April 24 2012, “100 Notizen – 100 Gedanken / 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts”, presentation of

dOCUMENTA(13) notebooks

Ashkal Alwan, the Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, Beirut, Lebanon

May 8 2012, “Boetti and Afghanistan”, panel with Adam Curtis, Pip Rau and Mario Garcia Torres on the occasion of the exhibition “Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan”, Tate Modern, London, UK

May 19 2012, “Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev in conversation with Luca Massimo Barbero”, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

June 7 2012, “About Afghanistan: A conversation on “KABUL-BAMIYAN Seminars and Exhibition”, panel discussion” with Christov-Bakargiev, Mario Garcia Torres, Mariam Ghani, Chus Martínez, Aman Mojadidi, Abul Qasem Foushanji, Michael Rakowitz, and others Ständehaus, Kassel, Germany

June 9 2012, Public conversation with following film premiere of Picasso in Palestine by Khaled Hourani and Rashid Masharawi, dOCUMENTA(13) Film Program, with Charles Esche and Khaled Hourani, Gloria Cinema, Kassel, Germany

June 11 2012, Introduction to “From Secret Speech to Subversive Affirmation”, “The Artists’ Congresses: A Congress”, dOCUMENTA(13) symposium, Ständehaus, Kassel, Germany

June 13 2012, Panel discussion, o.k. by Michael Verhoeven, with Hartmut Becker, Ulrich and Erika Gregor, Chus Martínez, Adam Kleinman, in the framework of the dOCUMENTA(13) Film Program Gloria Cinema, Kassel, Germany

June 29 2012, In conversation with Suely Rolnik for “On Conviviality: A Seminar on Living Together”, dOCUMENTA(13), Ständehaus, Kassel, Germany

July 4 2012, “The dance was very frenetic and lasted a long time”, in the framework of The Cairo Seminar, a position of dOCUMENTA(13) MASS Alexandria, Egypt

October 15 2012, Columbia graduate colloquium, Master in Critical and Curatorial Studies Schermerhorn Hall, Columbia University, New York

October 20 2012, Lecture and panel Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, The Cooper Union, New York

October 21 2012, “Is Warhol the most influential artist of the last fifty years?”, in the framework of the exhibition “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years”, the Metropolitan Museum of Arts The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, MET, New York

November 7 2012, “documenta 1955 and dOCUMENTA(13) 2012”, in the framework of the CCAA – Chinese Contemporary Art Awards 2012 Lecture Hall, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing, P. R. China

November 14 2012, “It's very difficult: on skepticism and value judgments. Notes from a curatorial perspective”, Keynote Speech for the Norwegian Arts Council Annual Conference Folketeatret Hotel, Oslo, Norway

November 16 2012, “Art and Precariousness”, VIII ACCA International Symposium, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain

November 20 2012, “William Kentridge”, Stedelijk @ JHM: William Kentridge program, Keynote Speech on Kentridge in the framework of a public program that the Stedelijk organized in collaboration with the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam, Jewish Historical Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

November 26 2012, “dOCUMENTA(13)”, Auditiorium di Santa Margherita, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Venice

December 11 2012, “Public Intimacy”, Dornbracht Conversation Series: Charlotte Klonk in conversation with Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Susanne Pfeffer, Jeremy Shaw et al.KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

December 18 2012, Lecture, Zürich University of the Arts, Zürich

January 9 2013, “About dOCUMENTA(13): Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev in conversation with Helen Molesworth”, Lesley University, Boston

January 17 2013, Conversation with Giuseppe Penone, Centre Pompidou, Paris

January 18 2013, Discussion with Michael Rakowitz supported by La Maison Rouge and Dena Art Foundation, INHA, Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris

February 5 2013, “Ritratto di una città: Conversazione con Gianfranco Baruchello”, MACRO – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome

February 24 2013, “The dance was very frenetic: temporality, choreography and the locational turn of dOCUMENTA(13) in Kassel, Kabul, Cairo-Alexandria and Banff”, Keynote Lecture, AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

February 25 2013, “Visiting Artists Presentation: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev” SAIC, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

March 1 2013, “Nature and culture. The future we want”, Keynote Speech in the framework of Natur Congress, Congress Centre, Basel

March 1 2013, “On Arte Povera”, in the framework of Andrea Büttner exhibition MMK, Museum Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

March 7 2013, “Raccogliere Insieme: Tempo, Corpo, Spazio e Luoghi in dOCUMENTA(13)” Accademia di San Luca, Rome

March 14 2013, “Yes Naturally”, presentation and round table discussion, Gemeentemuseum / GEM, Museum of Contemporary Art, The Hague

March 15 2013, A day of programming including a lecture and discussion of documenta in the framework of project “Where Are We Going Walt Whitman”, with Rene Gabri, Ayreen Anastas, Vinciane Despret, Marcos Lutyens, Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam

March 26 2013, “What Dust Rises, What Clay is Fired: Performing Matter”, Keynote Lecture Goethe Institut, New York

April 24 2013, “On Witnessing”, Rose Auditorium, The Cooper Union, New York

May 7 2013, “On Witnessing, in relation to dOCUMENTA(13)”, in the framework of “Sofia Contemporary 2013”, Aula magna, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria

May 23 2013, “La danza è stata molto frenetica: temporalità, coreografia e rotazione della sede di dOCUMENTA(13) a Kassel, Kabul, Cairo-Alessandria e Banff”, Dottorato di Ricerca in Storia dell’Arte, Ciclo di Conferenze A.A. 2012-2013 “Esercizi di Singolarità”, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome

May 23 2013, “On Anna Boghiguian and Witnessing”, Conversation with Anna Boghiguian Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany

July 27 2013, “A Conversation Around the Subject of Worlding and Naturecultures: Research in Art Today as a Practice of Intra-action and Multispecies Co-evolution”, Mildred’s Lane, The Mildred Complex(ity), Narrowsburg (NY)

September 22 2013, Talk related to the exhibition Parallel Views: Italian and Japanese Art from the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, The Warehouse, Dallas (TX)

November 1 2013, “Stuff and Matter: on the art of Marisa Merz and Adrian Villar Rojas”, a lecture organized by the Serpentine Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

November 13 2013, “The Locational Turn? Reflections from Chicago on documenta in Kassel, Alexandria, Banff and Kabul”, with Kristina Buch, Brian Holmes, Claire Pentecost, Michael Rakowitz, Dieter Roelstraete and Lori Waxman, The Block Museum at Northwestern University, Evanston (IL)

November 14 2013, “Notes on the ‘Brain’ at dOCUMENTA(13)”, LA><art, los="" angeles<br="">

December 8 2013, “The Distracted Exhibition. On Enchantment and Composting Archival Shreds”, 10th Annual Parodi Lecture in Philosophy of Art, a joint effort between the University of Miami Philosophy Department and The Miami Art Museum, PMAM, Miami

December 16 2013, “Matters of Importance: Why Matter Matters. Things, Strings, Here and There. A Look into the Brain of dOCUMENTA(13)”, first lecture of three in the frame of the Leverhulme Professorship, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, UK, 2013-2014. University of Leeds, The School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, Leeds, UK

February 7 2014, “Sine/syn/aesthesia. Without the enfolding of aesthesis: a symbiotic view of art as experience”, Keynote Lecture at the symposium Mirror-Touch Synaesthesia and the Social Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern, London, UK

March 3 2014, “Worlding. From the Archive to the Compost. Art and Creativity and Speculative Fabulations in Human and Non-human Sentient Beings”, second lecture of three in the frame of the Leverhulme Professorship, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, UK, 2013-2014, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

March 24 2014, “Synaesthesia”, Student Commons Theater, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond (VA)

April 1 2014, “Women Modernists in dOCUMENTA(13)”, a talk with Griselda Pollock, in the frame of the Leverhulme Professorship, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, UK, 2013-2014, Gallery Walk, The Hepworth Wakefield, UK

April 2 2014, "The Art of Hospitality: Mario Garcia Torres and Alighiero Boetti at The One Hotel in Kabul", Keynote Lecture at the symposium Setting, in the frame of the Leverhulme Professorship, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, UK, 2013-2014

The Buckley Lecture Theatre, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK

April 30 2014, “Worldly Worlding: Curating the Imaginal Fields of Science and Art”, lecture organized by Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, Harvard Art Museums. Harvard Northwest Building, University of Harvard, Cambridge MA

May 19 2014, “On Withnessing, Withdrawing, Retreating and Participating: Gifts, Debts and Lies / Trauma and Healing”, third lecture of three in the frame of the Leverhulme Professorship, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, UK, 2013-2014

Speakman Lecture Theatre, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

May 21 2014, “Some considerations on the question of sculpture: matter, materials, new materialisms”, lecture in the framework of the Leverhulme Professorship, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, UK, 2013-2014

Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, UK

May 22 2014, “A centrifugal Brain: curating the imaginal fields of art and science with examples from dOCUMENTA(13)”, lecture in the framework of the Leverhulme Professorship, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, UK, 2013-2014. The Buckley Lecture Theatre, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK

June 9 2014, lecture in the frame of In the Name of the Thing symposium on thingworld: International Triennial of New Media Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, 2014 National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

June 19 2014, “String Theory. The Aesthetic of Crafts and the Crafting of Politics. Some Commentary on the Work of Goshka Macuga, Etel Adnan, Alighiero Boetti and Hannah Ryggen” a conversation between Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and Rike Frank Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Olso

August 7 2014, “In Conversation: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and Stuart Ringholt”, Artist Talk Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

August 11 2014, lecture organized by Monash University Museum of Art [MUMA], in association with Monash Art, Design and Architecture [MADA], MADA Lecture Theatre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

September 7 2014, the 2nd Round Table Discussion Responding to the New Narrative for Europe Declaration – Domino in Venice, Arsenale, Venice

October 11 2014, “Curators in Conversation: Notes towards ‘documenta’ in Kassel in 2017”, Newly appointed artistic director Adam Szymczyk discuss the conceptual framework of “documenta 14” with Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, artistic director of “dOCUMENTA(13)” and Northwestern visiting professor, McCormick Auditorium at Norris University Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

November 8 2014, “To Make Committed Exhibitions: Not κρίσις (krísis), Not κρίνω (krínō), Not to Separate, Not to Decide”, lecture in the framework of the international conference Art History and Emergency, The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA

November 13 2014, “Wish You Were Here - Gertrude Stein”, discussion between Jens Hoffmann, Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Public Programs, and “Gertrude Stein”, portrayed by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, as part of our Wish You Were Here series of interviews Scheuer Auditorium, Jewish Museum, New York

November 14 2014, "Worldly Worlding: Curating the Imaginal Fields of Science and Art", lecture in the framework of the Seminario Acts of Learning—or how to sensibly comprehend curiosity, will, and chance, organized by the Fundación Cisneros, Live-streamed from the offices of the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros in New York

November 19 2014, “A Look at the 14th Istanbul Biennial” Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

November 20 2014, “Cum-mittere - to put with, to put together: holding environments and knots in art work and work with art”, 8th AICA/USA Distinguished Critic Lecture at The New School, presented by the United States Chapter of International Association of Art Critics (AICA: Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art) in collaboration with the Vera List Center for Art and Politics The New School, 12th Street Auditorium, New York

November 27 2014, “Let Us Speak of The Place of the Curatorial in Steinese - that was a solid thing, a charming thing, a lovely thing, a perplexing thing, a disconcerting thing, a simple thing, a clear thing, a complicated thing, an interesting thing”, Closing Keynote in the framework of the conference Collecting and Curating – A Positional Shift in the Art Scene?, organized by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Forum, Café Moskau, Berlin, Germany

January 24 2015, lecture on the work of artist Francis Alÿs ,Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

February 17 2015, lecture on the work of artist Pierre Huyghe, Bing Theatre, LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

April 3 2015, “Arab Artists in an International Context”, conversation between Carolyn Christov- Bakargiev and Chris Dercon in the framework of the international symposium Exploring Contemporary Arab Art: 1995 – 2015, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon

April 9 2015, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev in conversation with Ivo Mesquita, in the framework of the program Talks - Art as a Value, co-organized by SP-Arte 2015 and Arte!Brasileiros magazine Auditorium MAM - Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo

May 28 2015, organization and moderation of the panel Reconsidering Harald Szeemann, with the participation of Mario Garcia Torres, Alanna Heiss, Giuseppe Penone, Lea Porsager and Pietro Rigolo, as speakers, Harold M. Williams auditorium, The Getty Center, Los Angeles

June 3 2015, “Drawing Chronicles. Wael Shawky's Cabaret Crusades and the fall of teleological history”, Atrium, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar

June 18 2015, lecture in the framework of the conference Economies of Aesthetics. From Possible to Desirable, presented by ELIA – The European League of Institutes of the Arts in collaboration with FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Basel, FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Campus of the Arts, Basel, Switzerland

July 18 2015, participation in the panel dOCUMENTA(13): Speculative Fabulations, in the framework of the symposium documenta 1997-2017: expanding thought-collectives, documenta Halle, Kassel, Germany

October 23 2015, “Acque dolci e salate: una teoria delle forme tra le arti e le scienze”, lecture in the framework of BookCity Milano, Teatro Franco Parenti, Milano

October 30 2015, “On Thought Forms, Annie Besant, Mad Science, Love and Politics”, lecture during the symposium Thought Forms and Brain Waves: Neuro-Aesthetics and Art, organized in the framework of the 14th Istanbul Biennial – SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms, Cezayir, Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey

November 11 2015, reading of the lectures delivered by Gertrude Stein in 1934, during the event An Adventure Was Home: Gertrude Stein in Chicago, organized by the Poetry Foundation, Chicago, and co-sponsored with the Renaissance Society and the Arts Club of Chicago, The Poetry Foundation, Chicago

November 13 2015, “On Saltwater: A Theory of Thought Forms. The 14th Istanbul Biennial 2015”, lecture in the framework of the Paul Brach Visiting Artist Lecture Series, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles

November 17 2015, “SALTWATER: from the Brain to the Channel. Concerning dOCUMENTA(13), 2012, and the 14th Istanbul biennial”, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago

November 19 2015, “The 14th Istanbul Biennial: On Annie Besant, thought forms, mad science, love and politics”, The Belkin Art Gallery Curatorial Lecture Series Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Leverhulme Lectures, Leeds, 2014: http://youtu.be/1nThAoac6QI http://youtu.be/F8Jl8xvdHKM http://youtu.be/oBJYhmSmEy4

The 14th Istanbul Biennial – SALTWATER: A Theory of Thought Forms Speech Acts and Forms of Discourse, 2nd September – 31st October, 2015: http://14b.iksv.org/events

February 24 2016, Madrid, 5thMeeting of European and Ibero-American Museums, and ARCO Madrid 2016.

February 28 2016, “The Unorthodox Museum”, Keynote address symposium, The Jewish Museum, New York

February 29 2016, "Drafting exhibitions: empathy and artistic relations. An old way that might be the best way of doing things - beyond the notion of professionalism", Art, Culture and Technology (ACT) Lecture Series 2016, MIT, Boston,

March 5 2016, Lecture on Alberto Burri, on occasion of the exhibition Alberto Burri. The Trauma of Painting, K21 Kunstsammlung Nord Rhein Westfalen, Duesseldorf

March 19 2016, Aisthesis and the Common: Reconfiguring the Public Sphere, International Colloquium Keynote lecture, Media@McGill, MAC Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal

March 31 2016, Drafting exhibitions: empathy and artistic relations. An old way that might be the best way of doing things - beyond the notion of professionalism”, Institute of Art History and Centre of Contemporary Art, Tallin, Estonia

July 30 2016, Transart Triennale, Opening Keynote Address, Uferstudios, Berlin

September 3 - 5 2016, Biennials in Transformation:Hybridization as New Challenge, Shanghai Project IBA International Conference, Shanghai

November 18 – 20 2016, “The Museum and Its Responsibilities”, CIMAM 2016 Annual Conference, Keynote lecture, MACBA, Barcelona

January 19 2017, “Immaginare l’arte con Orhan: essere personaggio”, Giornata di Studi Orhan Pamuk, Accademia di Brera, Milan

February 16 2017, Art at Work, Curator’s Talk, Kampnagel Internationale Kulturfabrik GmbH, Hamburg

March 16 2017, “L’arte nel territorio”, Affidarte, un nuovo paradigma sul valore dell’arte, Conference presentation, Azimut, Palazzo Madama, Turin

April 26 2017, “Laudatio for Jimmie Durham”, Fondazione Donnaregina per le arti contemporanee, MADRE Museum, Naples

October 6 2017, participation in panel discussion on “The Aesthetics of Display”, Frieze Masters Talks 2017, London

November 18 2017, “A Nine Point Charta”, Curatorial Activism and the Politics of Shock summit, SVA MA Curatorial Practice master’s program, School of Visual Arts, New York.

December 15 2017, Renaissance. A new artistic and discursive platform, Bruxelles

March 2 2018, MUSEO CITY 2018 – Conference on Arte contemporanea tra museo e collezionismo, Sala delle Otto Colonne, Palazzo Reale, Milan

March 25 2018, 21st Biennale of Sydney, ‘Biennale Archive Stories’ Lecture on 2008 Biennale,Revolution – Forms That Turn, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

May 19 2018, “The 'elsewhere' generation. Etymological concerns around the words 'research' and 'innovation' “- WatchYourBubble!, Humboldt University, School of Mind and Brain, Einstein Group Social Identity, Berlin

July 13 2018, “To deliver us from hybris: can the HI/AI divide be reconfigured in a more worldly alliance between NHI/HI/AI?”, Conference on Art and Aesthetics at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella´s Art Department, opening lecture, Buenos Aires

September 8 2018, Ted, Tempo delle Donne - NON BASTA UN GARAGE, CI VUOLE UNA VISIONE, Triennale, Milan

September 8 2018, THE WORK OF ART IN POST-HUMAN TIMES, Aesthetics Workshop, Conversation with Brunella Antomarini and Stefan Lorenz Sorgner, JCU, Discussion on Posthuman Studies and Emerging Arts and Technologies, Rome

July 21 2018, Conversation with Anna Boghiguian, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg

October 3 2018, Moderator in conversation with Doris Salcedo and Julie Mehretu “On conflict, migration and diaspora” White Cube, London

November 26 – December 4 2018, Lead Professor Lecture and Seminar on Art and Cross-disciplinary Practice, SAFA (Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts), Shanghai

April 8 2019, Europe of Museums, General round table, Centre Pompidou, Paris July 10 – 13, 2019, 2019, Visioning Group, Cockatoo Island, Sydney

September 14 2019, Symposium on the limits of representation inspired by Elisa Sighicelli’s work, Is this a Photography? Is this a good question? - Accademia di Belle Arti Napoli, Faust Production, MiBAC, Villa Pignatelli, Naples

October 22 2019, Roundtable US-Italy Collaboration on Emerging Technologies: innovation and cultural environment in Torino Piemonte, Consolato Generale d’Italia, New York

November 6 2019, focus of the “Giornata del Contemporaneo – Italian Contemporary Art” – 5th edition of the Luxemburg Art Week, MUDAM, Luxemburg

December 7 2019, “Festival of Open Culture”, interview/conversation with Joseph Grima and Carlo Antonelli, Capital of Culture, Matera

March 4 2020, International platform XXIII TRIENNALE 2022, La Triennale di Milano

October 15 2020, The City of Truth, symposium, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Dresden

March 18 2021, March Meeting 2021: Unravelling the Present, Sharjah Art Foundation

July 16 2021, Chiamata alle Arti. Conversazioni in giardini sui piaceri della cultura, MRT Musei Reali Turin

September 10 2021, Festival del Gruppo Gedi La Stampa – Repubblica - Ritorno al Futuro: la lezione di Covid e il domani della medicina, Teatro Carignano, Turin

February 19 2022, talk Full Spectrum Curatorship – Digital Archeology, CONTEMPORARY CURATING: RADICAL, DIGITAL, DIVERSE, Online conference on contemporary curating, Planet IMPAKT

March 25 2022, “Auditing the Cerruti Collection. The case of Jacopo del Sellaio”, Conference Why are we still looking for Nazi-looted art in Italy?, The importance of provenance research and negotiated solutions, organized by Pierre Valentin and Katharina Hüls-Valentin, Ateneo Veneto, Venice

March 30 2022, “Digitainment dal museo tradizionale al museo digitale - and back again”, lecture Schiattarella Associati, Rome

May 8 2022, L’arte nell’epoca dell’intelligenza artificiale, ETHOS, Festival dell’etica pubblica, Auditorium Parco della Musca Ennio Morricone, Rome

June 29 2022, “L’esempio dell’Arte Povera”, lecture on the occasion of Naturecultures. Arte e Natura dall’Arte Povera a oggi. Dalle Collezioni della Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT al Castello di Rivoli, OGR Officine Grandi Riparazioni, Turin

July 5 2022, Conversation in conference Costruire il patrimonio culturale del domani – I musei italiani tra conservazione e innovatività: le radici del futuro, Stati Generali della Cultura, Gruppo 24 Ore, Museo del Risorgimento, Turin

September 15 2022, “Nuclei of future knowledge: climate change, clean nuclear energy, new imaginaries between art and science”, a conversation between Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev and Stefano Buono, Naturecultures. Arte e Natura dall’Arte Povera a oggi. Dalle Collezioni della Fondazione per l’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea CRT al Castello di Rivoli, OGR Officine Grandi Riparazioni, Turin

September 25 2022, “L’arte contemporanea al servizio della rigenerazione” Conversation with Otobong Nkanga. SLOW FOOD 2022, Turin

September 28 2022, Introduction to the Study Day: the international fortune of Arte Povera. The legacy of Germano Celant within Germano Celant. Cronistoria di un critico militante convention by Studio Celant, based on a proposal from the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca – “L’attività di Germano Celant in rapporto alla genesi e agli sviluppi dell’Arte povera a Torino”, by CRRI Research Center of the Castello di Rivoli in collaboration with Studio Celant

September 28 2022, Round table OPEN DOORS, Il Museo partecipativo oggi, Brescia Musei

October 1 2022, Conversation with Agnieszka Kurant on Artificial Art? at MUNCH Triennale Seminar – Who is the Machine? talks, panel and performances

November 19 2022, Intervention at the presentation event of the volume curated by Italo Rota "Io sono museo" at the ADI Design Museum, Milan

March 26 2022, Lecture “La libertà artistica. Angelo della Storia” Biennale Democrazia, OGR – Binario 3, Turin

April 13 2023, Introduction in dialogue with Giuliana Setari, COCUMINT-Consumption of Cultural Goods Seminar, online

May 5 2023, Conversation with Gabriele Romeo at the first International Meeting of Studies on the State of Art Criticism: Dynamic Updates organized by AICA (International Association of Art Critics | Italy), Rotonda del Talucchi, Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti di Torino

May 12 2023, Conversation with Wael Shawky and Andrea Viliani, with an introduction by Gabriel Zuchtriegel, on the occasion of the presentation of Shawky’s I Am Hymns of the New Temples, Parco Archeologico, Pompei

June 18 2023, Conversation with Richard Bell on the occasion of the exhibition Embassy at Tate Modern, London, online

July 13 2023, “Essere riservati. L’immortalità attraverso l’immortalità della propria collezione. Dalla precisione alla perfezione”, part of the “L'Esperienza dell'Arte” lecture program at Collezione Cerruti, Rivoli

Juy 19 2023, Speaker within the programme Millemiglia delle idee, MAUTO – Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile, Torino

September 12 2023, Keynote lecture, “Il digitale nei musei: Che rapporto intercorre tra il museo e il digitale?” DRHA (Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts, Conference “Performing Cultural Heritage in the Digital Present”, Università di Torino, Turin

September 30 2023, Talk and guided tour on the occasion of the exhibition Fabio Mauri. Amore Mio at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich

October 14 2023, “The museum of the future”, Teatrostudio Radio3 Scienza, La Festa di RAI Radio3, Teatro comunale, Bolzano

November 13 2023, Keynote lecture “Prolegomena to a theory of Artistic freedom. How much and what depends on Artistic freedom”, Novo Nordisk Foundation - Copenhagen Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen

January 25 2024, Keynote lecture “On Artists in a Time of War”, CIMA Center for Italian Modern Art, New York

January 28 2024, “Vessels, Plants and Reparations: Otobong Nkanga’s Art of Healing”, presentation of 2025 Nasher Prize Laureate, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas

May 23 2024, Rome PROVA PROVA PROVA

 

Juries
2001

XLIX Esposizione internazionale d'arte, Venice (Venice Biennale)

2001 and 2012

Dena Foundation Art Award, Bruxelles

2003

Art Pace, San Antonio,Texas

2001 and 2011

The 4th and the 9th Benesse Prize, Venice Biennale

2010 and 2011

DAAD Berlin

2010

Asia Art Award Forum, Seoul

2010

MAXXI Premio Italia Arte Contemporanea, Rome

2010

Prix Marcel Duchamp, Paris

2011

The Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative

2012

The Chinese Contemporary Art Awards, Beijing

2012

The Pinchuk Future Generation Art Award, Kiev

2013

The Absolut Art Award, Stockholm, (chair of jury)

2013

The Umsicht – Regards – Sguardi

2013

Swiss Award for Sustainable Design of the Living Environment

2014

The jury for the European Central Bank Art on Site Competition, Frankfurt

2014

OCAT – Pierre Huber Prize

2015 to 2020

Illy prize Present Future, Turin

2015

Edvard Munch Art Award, Oslo

2016

Korea Artist Prize 2016, Seoul

2016

AAC Awards in China in Beijing

2016

The New School, Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics, New York (chair of jury)

2016

Hepworth Prize for Sculpture jury, Leeds/Wakefield

2017

Artes Mundi 7, Cardiff

2017

“Camera con vista” First Edition Prize, Regione Piemonte, Turin

2017

Concorso Internazionale di Idee Unione Industriale, Turin

2019

National Arts Award and Festival, The Future – Accademia Albertina Academy of Turin

2019

Concorso di Idee “Il rondò dei talenti”, by Fondazione CRC, Cuneo

2019

Visible Award, Cittadellarte–Fondazione Pistoletto and Fondazione Zegna in partnership, in collaboration with Lafayette Anticipations

2019

Toronto Biennial of Art

2019 – 2025

Nasher Prize, Nasher Sculpture Prize, Dallas

2020

Samdani Art Award, Dakkha

2022

Dubai Culture and Bulgari jury member for Bulgari Contemporary Art Award, Dubai

2023

Wolfgang Hahn Prize 2024 by the Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst am Museum Ludwig, Cologne

2023

Park Seo-Bo Art Prize of the 14th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju

2024

LG Guggenheim Award, New York

Interviews (selected)
2021

“Thoughts on the informe and art history, and on the idiosyncratic approach to curatorial practice as facilitating the emergence of thought forms”, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev in conversation with Valerie Midlin, November Magazine, n. 17, 2021.