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Anuradha Vikram

Artistic Director, 18th Street Arts Center, Los Angeles (USA). Expert visit in Malmö and Göteborg 25 April - 27 May 2018.

Anuradha Vikram
is a writer, curator, and educator. Her research focus is transnational futurism, combining media studies, theory of globalisation, and critical race discourse with modern and contemporary art history. She is the author of Decolonizing Culture, published by Sming Sming Books and Art Practical in 2017. Recent articles include “Technologies of Futility: Cosmopolitanism and Tradition in the Art of Jimmie Durham” (X-TRA, vol. 20, no. 1, Fall 2017), “Energy Transfer: Ana Mendieta’s Generational Inheritance” (in Energy Charge: Connecting to Ana Mendieta. Tempe, AZ: ASU Art Museum, 2017), “‘Naked in the Sight of the Object’: Masking, Masquerade, and Black Identity” (X-TRA, vol. 18, no. 4, Summer 2016), “Becoming Human: Nam June Paik’s Futuristic Compassion” (X-TRA, vol. 18, no. 1, Fall 2015), “A Brief and Incomplete History of Art and Technology Ventures in the Bay Area 1980-2010” (Afterimage, vol. 41, no. 6, Summer 2014), and “Sonya Rapoport: A Woman’s Place is in the Studio” (Sonya Rapoport: Pairings of Polarities. Berkeley: Heyday, 2012). She has contributed essays to Leonardo, KCET Artbound, Artillery, Hyperallergic, Daily Serving/Art Practical, and OPEN SPACE, the blog of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Vikram holds an MA in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts and a BS in Studio Art from New York University. She is a Senior Lecturer in the Graduate Public Practice program at Otis College of Art and Design and a member of the Board of Directors of the College Art Association.

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