Erica F. Battle has worked as a Project Curatorial Assistant at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art for over three years, providing curatorial support for projects such as Michelangelo Pistoletto: From One to Many, 1956-1974, Notations/Bruce Nauman: Days and Giorni, Bruce Nauman: Topological Gardens (at the 53rd Venice Biennale), Notations/William Kentridge: Tapestries, Notations/Kiefer Polke Richter, and Live Cinema/Marine Hugonnier: A Film Trilogy. She produced the catalogues accompanying the Kentridge exhibition and Topological Gardens—to which she contributed an essay—and organized the new book Bruce Nauman: Topological Gardens/Installation Views. She has also published an introduction on the work of Michelangelo Pistoletto in CHE FARE? Arte Povera - The Historic Years, a publication by the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein.
October 13, 2010–January 26, 2011
This course, developed with the Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative (PEI) for 8 curators based in the Philadelphia area, focuses on looking at how to extend networks and develop research practices that can enhance participants’ current curatorial practices.