Bill Horrigan

portrait of Bill Horrigan

Curator at Large

Bill Horrigan has been with the Wexner Center since its opening in 1989. He was founding director of the Wex’s film/video program, and in 2010 he was appointed Curator at Large. Among artists with whom he’s developed projects are Mark Dion, Josiah McElheny, Todd Haynes and Christine Vachon, Phil Collins, Bruce and Norman Yonemoto, Julia Scher, Paper Tiger Television, Robert Buck, and Shirin Neshat, among others. Horrigan has also worked with French filmmaker Chris Marker on several projects, including the artist’s first installation for an American institution, Silent Movie (1995) and Staring Back (2007), both of which toured internationally.

After completing his doctorate in film from Northwestern University, Horrigan worked at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. His freelance media projects include 1989’s Video Against AIDS touring program, co-curated for the Video Data Bank, and he’s a frequent contributor to art and media-related publications.