Residents 2019

Aarhus Center for Visual Art has selected artist Mona Aghababaee (IR) and curator Ceci Moss (US) to participate in AaBKC Residency in 2019.

Spring 2019 Curator-in-Residence: Ceci Moss (US)

Ceci Moss is a curator, writer and educator based in Los Angeles. She is the founder and director of Gas, a mobile, autonomous, experimental and networked platform for contemporary art located in a truck gallery and online. She has a MA and PhD in Comparative Literature from New York University, and a BA in History and Sociology from U.C. Berkeley. Her academic research addresses contemporary internet-based art practice and network culture. Her first book Expanded Internet Art: Twenty-First Century Artistic Practice and the Informational Milieu is forthcoming on the Bloomsbury series International Texts in Critical Media Aesthetics. She is currently a Visiting Lecturer at Scripps College and she has held teaching positions at the San Francisco Art Institute and New York University. Her writing has appeared in Rhizome, Art in America, ArtAsiaPacific, Artforum, The Wire, CURA, New Media & Society and various art catalogs.

For over a decade, Moss worked in non-profit arts organizations in various curatorial, editorial and fundraising capacities. Previously, she was Assistant Curator of Visual Arts at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Senior Editor of the art and technology non-profit arts organization Rhizome, and Special Projects Coordinator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art. Her wide-ranging curatorial projects encompass numerous exhibitions (both solo and group shows), public art commissions, public programs and publications. Highlights include the touring group exhibit Alien She co-curated with Astria Suparak on the influence of the punk feminist movement Riot Grrrl, the group show Office Space presenting works that subverted office design, the triennial Bay Area Now, a large scale public art installation with Kota Ezawa, and several solo exhibitions involving new commissions for artists such as Samara Golden, Shana Moulton, Metahaven, Nate Boyce and Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon. Her curatorial projects have received praise from The New York Times, Artforum, The Huffington Post, LA Weekly, Flash Art, Fast Company, The Wire, and Creator’s Project.

amillionkeys.com

gas.gallery

 

Fall 2019 Artist-in-Residence: Mona Aghababaee (IR)

Mona Aghababee (b.1982, Esfahan) is an interdisciplinary artist who lives and works in Esfahan, Iran. More information coming soon.

monaaghababaee.com

spacevaspace.com

 

AaBKC Residency er støttet af Det Obelske Familiefond og Tækker Group/Tækker Fonden.
AaBKC Residency is supported by Det Obelske Familiefond and Tækker Group/Tækker Fonden.