The UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice Presents
A Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture:
MICHAEL NED HOLTE
7:30 – 9pm, Monday, October 30th, 2017
166 Barrows Hall
Free, Accessible, and Open to the Public
Michael Ned Holte is a writer, independent curator, and co-director of the Program in Art at the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles, where he teaches courses including “Routine Pleasures,” “The Contemporary Exhibition,” “Performing Life,” “Modes and Forms of Criticism,” “Resistance to Work,” and “Modern Art History in Review.” Previously he taught at the University of Southern California and has been a member of the visiting faculty at the Core Program at the Glassell School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and at the escuela incierta (uncertain school) in Cali, Colombia.
He has organized numerous exhibitions including the 2014 edition of the “Made in L.A.” biennial at the Hammer Museum, with Connie Butler, “TL;DR” at Artspace in Auckland, New Zealand; “And Per Se And” at Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles; “Support Group” at Cottage Home, Los Angeles; and“Routine Pleasures” at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House, Los Angeles.
He is the recipient of a 2016 Creative Capital Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. His texts on art and culture have also appeared in print and online periodicals such as Afterall, Art Journal, The Brooklyn Rail, East of Borneo, Pin-Up, and X-Tra. He has written monographic essays on many artists including Kathryn Andrews, Hani Armanious, Charles Gaines, Richard Hawkins, Alice Könitz, Shio Kusaka, Roy McMakin, Ricky Swallow, and Clarissa Tossin.
He is on the board of directors of the Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS), the artists’ advisory board for the Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (ICA LA), and the editorial committee of the art history journal Apricota.
Please note location: 166 Barrows Hall.
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