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Alaina Claire Feldman

Alaina Claire Feldman is the Director and Curator of Mishkin Gallery at Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY) where she has organized solo and group exhibitions, performances, readings and film screenings with artists such as Minerva Cuevas, Juan Downey, Lamin Fofana, May Joseph, Zeena Parkins, Nicolas Premier, Jeff Preiss, Ho Tzu Nyen and more. She teaches in Baruch’s Fine and Performing Arts program and holds a degree in Art History and Critical Visual Studies from Pratt Institute and Social and Environmental Justice Studies from the Graduate Center.

Her writing on art and political ecology has appeared in Afterall, Art Asia Pacific, Contemporary&, e-flux journal, Flash Art, PARSE, Texte zur Kunst and in catalogues for museums around the world. She is the editor of The Ocean After Nature and Nicolás Guagnini: Theatre of the Self, and managing editor of the Apichatpong Weerasethkul Sourcebook. Previously curated exhibitions include Peter Fend: HACE SENTIDO (Embajada, San Juan, 2018 w TV GOV) a project interrogating the environmental predatory “shock doctrine” of a post-Maria Puerto Rico, as well as Cherchez la femme/Maso et Miso Vont en Bateau (The Kitchen, New York, 2012 and Space, London, 2014), featuring video works she translated from the Centre Audiovisual Simone de Beauvoir in Paris. She was previously Director of Exhibitions at Independent Curators International where she organized dozens of projects, including The Ocean After Nature, a traveling and modular exhibition presented at seven museums around the world. Her current research is concerned with visual technologies that have contributed to the production of nature, the history of natural history, aquariums, critical animal studies, and collecting & collections. With Macarena Gómez-Barris, she was awarded a Curatorial Research Fellowship from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

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