Sunday, December 03, 2006

Lecture: Matthew Schum

Working in the City: What the 9th Istanbul Biennial can teach us about being in the city as artists and viewers

Matthew Schum

December 7, 2006, 18:30

Matthew Schum is a graduate student at the University of California San Diego in the program for history, theory, and criticism of Art, department of Visual Arts. He studied in Vancouver at Simon Fraser University prior to moving to California, via New York. As a researcher he has worked for the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Museum of Modern Art, and most recently the Walker Art Center. Schum was born in Minneapolis in 1978.

This talk marks the completion of a three month residency at Plaform Garanti studying contemporary art, primarily through the lens of the last Istanbul Biennial.