The Power Plant

Lauren Cornell

Thu Apr 30 2015

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

FREE Members, $15 Non-Members
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Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre

Lauren Cornell is the Curator of the 2015 Triennial, Museum as Hub and Digital Projects at the New Museum, New York. From 2005-2012, she served as Executive Director of Rhizome and Adjunct Curator at the New Museum, where she has organized exhibitions including Walking Drifting Dragging (2013), Free (2010), and the inaugural Triennial (2009) with Massimiliano Gioni and Laura Hoptman. Cornell has also produced dozens of performances and live events at the New Museum with artists such as Xavier Cha, Jill Magid, and Trevor Paglen and, in 2010, she founded the annual conference Seven on Seven, which pairs artists and technologists around the creation of new works. From 2002-2004, she served as Executive Director of Ocularis, a former micro cinema in Brooklyn. She is co-editor, with Ed Halter, of the forthcoming book Mass Effect: Art and the Internet in the 21st Century (MIT Press/ New Museum, 2015), and has contributed to publications including Frieze, Mousse, LTTR, North Drive Press and The Paris Review. Since 2013, she has been on the faculty at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College.

Cornell will speak about the New Museum Triennial, which she co-curated with the artist Ryan Trecartin, as well as the impact the internet has had on contemporary art as explored in her forthcoming collection of criticism Mass Effect.

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