Innovative writer and editor Alexander Provan joins us for this talk organized by Ohio State’s Departments of Art and History of Art as part of their Curatorial Studies Series. Provan is an editor of Triple Canopy, a magazine and editorial collective based in New York, and he is also a contributing editor of Bidoun, a magazine of the arts and culture of the Middle East and its diaspora. His writings on digital culture, aesthetics, literature, and politics have appeared in The Nation, Believer, Bookforum, Artforum, and Frieze, among other publications.
Triple Canopy has recently participated in exhibitions and organized public programs for the 2014 Whitney Biennial; the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 in New York; the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver; the Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, Arizona; and Artissima 18 in Torino, Italy. Provan is a fellow at the New School’s Vera List Center for Art and Politics for 2013–15 and the recipient of a 2011 art and research grant from the Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
Cosponsored by the Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State’s Department of History of Art’s Curatorial Practices Initiative, and Ohio State’s Department of Art’s Living Culture Initiative.