Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev Named Artist Director for documenta 13

December 3, 2008 · Print This Article


via documenta 13:

“Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev has been elected the Artistic Director of the documenta 13, which is scheduled to take place from June 9th, 2012 to September 16th, 2012 in Kassel.

Bernd Leifeld, CEO of documenta und Museum Fridericianum Veranstaltungs-GmbH announced today that in an unanimous decision the Supervisory Board of documenta followed the proposal of the international finding committee.

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev works as a curator and writer in Rome, Turin and New York. She is currently the Chief Curator at the Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art in Turin and was the Artistic Director for the 16th Sydney Biennale (2008). From 1999 to 2001 she was Senior Curator of Exhibitions at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center – a MoMA Affiliate. Previously, she organized exhibitions as an independent curator in different countries.”

Read the entire press release here

6 thoughts on “Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev Named Artist Director for documenta 13”

  1. SHe is the ArtistIC Director. Unfortunately NOT and Artust/Director! That would be cool!

  2. Megonli says:

    Amazingly that was not my spelling error

  3. Note MY typical typos above — I should forgive such stuff — I mistakenly thought it was being said that she was an artist. So I was being stupid as well. Long day.

  4. artist says:

    well whatever congrats to her

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