digital anthropologist + strategist + curator
Founder & Director, Silicon Valet
Co-director, TRANSFER Gallery
Associate Curator & Community Manager, Gray Area
Group exhibition curated by Patrick Lichty & assisted by Wade Wallerstein at NeMe Arts Center in Limassol, Cyprus.
Conference program, performance series, and online exhibition curated for the occasion of the 2021 edition of Gray Area Foundation for the Arts' annual art & technology festival. Virtual exhibition hosted by New Art City.
Group exhibition curated for TRANSFER Gallery. Rapid-response to and critical examination of the NFT explosion of early 2021.
Online exhibition of work by Most Dismal Swamp, presented in collaboration with New Art City. Virtual installation in a custom immersive, 3D environment that features multi-user functionality.
Online exhibition responding to COVID-19 conditions for Silicon Valet. Co-curated with Faith Holland & Lorna Mills. Exhibition design & installation by Kelani Nichole. With exhibition essay by Seth Barry Watter.
Screening program & augemented reality filter selection presented by TRANSFER Gallery in partnership with the Centro de Cultura Digital in Mexico City.
Too Beautiful To Be Real
Virtual pavilion of The Wrong Biennale. Co-curated with Pita Arreola-Burns and Elliott Burns for Off Site Project.
Special presentation of net art work by Petra Cortright, organized for Off Site Project's micro-ZIP file exhibition format.
Special presentation of work by artists in the Clusterduck Collective, organized for Off Site Project's micro-ZIP file exhibition format.
Special presentation of LaTurbo Avedon's In-Game Images for Off Site Project's micro-ZIP file exhibition format
E-mail-based exhibition of work by Adonis Archontides for Curated by Lolita
Inaugural exhibition of the UCL Multimedia Anthropology Laboratory
Exhibition of avatar artists hosted by isthisit?
Downloadable micro-ZIP file exhibition hosted by Off Site Project.
March 23, 2022
Criticism piece exploring the metaverse-based practice of LaTurbo Avedon through the NFT project Materia. Published by Outland.
February 14, 2022
Criticism piece discussing the nomenclature and material specificities of artworks sold as NFTs via blockchains. Commissioned by Zora.
November 30, 2021
Text culminating over a year of research with contemporary post-internet/post-social curatorial communities. Published by Outland.
April 1 2021
Curatorial statement written for the critical NFT exhibition Pieces of Me at TRANSFER Gallery.
Exhibition Essay for Well Now WTF?, online exhibition at Silicon Valet.
Exhibition Essay for Too Beautiful To Be Real, online pavilion of The Wrong Biennale co-curated with Pita Arreola-Burns and Elliott Burns for Off Site Project.
Exhibition Essay / wall text commissioned by Galeria Duarte Sequiera on the occasion of Jonathan Uliel Saldanha's solo exhibition Plague Vector at Portugal's Forum Arte Braga.
Press release / exhibition text commissioned by Castor Projects on the occasion of Sarah Derat's solo exhibition She Who Loves Silence.
Exhibition Catalogue Essay commissioned by Galeria Duarte Sequiera on the occasion of Petra Cortright's solo exhibition Computer Paintings on Linen.
Essay commissioned by TRANSFER Gallery
Essay commissioned for TRANSFER Gallery's special presentation of The Download at SPRING/BREAK Art Fair LA
isthisit? issue 05
Included in the Duty Free exhibition catalogue, curated by Bob Bicknell-Knight.
isthisit? issue 04
Exhibition review commissioned by UCL Anthropology's Material World online publication.
Talks & Lectures
Lecture at NeMe in Cyprus on the occasion of Through the Mesh, a group exhibition curated by Patrick Lichty & assisted by Wade Wallerstein.
Curating the Digital 2.0: Online Exhibiting in an Age of 'Net Art Revival'
Lecture at the Royal College of Art's Contemporary Art Practice (Moving Image, Performance, Critical Practice and Public Sphere) Program.
The Artist Is Online: Silicon Valet
Curators' talk on the occasion of Silicon Valet's inagural online exhibition 'Well Now WTF?' with Anika Meier at Koenig Galerie.
Screening program and talk with Kelani Nichole at Centro de Cultura Digital in Mexico City. Presented by TRANSFER Gallery.
Live conversation with Cassie McQuater on the occasion of the opening of her solo exhibition, Black Room, at TRANSFER Gallery.
Two-part video lecture series commissioned by Arebyte Gallery for the launch of their online video channel, Arebyte-on-Screen. Watch part II here.
Lecture delivered as part of the UCL Multimedia Anthropology Laboratory's fall 2018 seminar series.
University College London
Msc Digital Anthropology (First)
Dissertation: Circumventing the White Cube: Digital Curatorial Practices in Contemporary Media Landscapes
Sarah Lawrence College
BA, Concentration in Digital Media & Art History (Honors)
Editor, Sarah Lawrence Visual Art Review
King's College London
BA Digital Culture (First)