digital anthropologist + strategist + curator 

Founder & Director, Silicon Valet

Co-director, TRANSFER Gallery

Technology & Events Curator, Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco

 

Curated Projects

April 2020

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.

February 2020

Screening program & augemented reality filter selection presented by TRANSFER Gallery in partnership with the Centro de Cultura Digital in Mexico City.

November 2019

Too Beautiful To Be Real

Virtual pavilion of The Wrong Biennale. Co-curated with Pita Arreola-Burns and Elliott Burns for Off Site Project.

July 2019

Special presentation of net art work by Petra Cortright, organized for Off Site Project's micro-ZIP file exhibition format.

June 2019

Special presentation of work by artists in the Clusterduck Collective, organized for Off Site Project's micro-ZIP file exhibition format.

May 2019

Special presentation of LaTurbo Avedon's In-Game Images for Off Site Project's micro-ZIP file exhibition format

May 2019

E-mail-based exhibition of work by Adonis Archontides for Curated by Lolita

January 2019

Inaugural exhibition of the UCL Multimedia Anthropology Laboratory

November 2018

Exhibition of avatar artists hosted by isthisit?

March 2018

Downloadable micro-ZIP file exhibition hosted by Off Site Project.

Writing

April 2020

Exhibition Essay for Well Now WTF?, online exhibition at Silicon Valet

November 2019

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.

November 2019

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.

June 2019

Press release / exhibition text commissioned by Castor Projects on the occasion of Sarah Derat's solo exhibition She Who Loves Silence.

May 2019 

Exhibition Catalogue Essay commissioned by Galeria Duarte Sequiera on the occasion of Petra Cortright's solo exhibition Computer Paintings on Linen.

March 2019 

Emergent Realities

Essay commissioned by TRANSFER Gallery

February 2019 

Essay commissioned for TRANSFER Gallery's special presentation of The Download at SPRING/BREAK Art Fair LA

December 2018

Exhibition essay for online exhibition curated for isthisit?

July 2018

isthisit? issue 05

June 2018

 Included in the Duty Free exhibition catalogue, curated by Bob Bicknell-Knight.

March 2018

isthisit? issue 04

March 2018

Exhibition review commissioned by UCL Anthropology's Material World online publication.

 

Talks & Lectures

May 2020 (forthcoming)

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.

April 2020

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.

February 2020

Screening program and talk with Kelani Nichole at Centro de Cultura Digital in Mexico City. Presented by TRANSFER Gallery.

September 2019

Live conversation with Cassie McQuater on the occasion of the opening of her solo exhibition, Black Room, at TRANSFER Gallery.

March 2019

Two-part video lecture series commissioned by Arebyte Gallery for the launch of their online video channel, Arebyte-on-Screen. Watch part II here.

December 2018

Lecture delivered as part of the UCL Multimedia Anthropology Laboratory's fall 2018 seminar series.

 

Education

2018

University College London

Msc Digital Anthropology​

 

Dissertation: Circumventing the White Cube: Digital Curatorial Practices in Contemporary Media Landscapes

2017

Sarah Lawrence College

BA, Concentration in Digital Media & Art History

Editor-in-Chief, The Phoenix

Layout Editor, Sarah Lawrence Visual Art View

King's College London

BA Digital Culture 

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