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Curators’ Top Picks Under 35


Suzanne Cotter, Raimundas Malašauskas, and João Ribas

This is a unique opportunity to gain insight from three of the most progressive curators working today: Suzanne Cotter (Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Curator, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Project), Raimundas Malašauskas (Independent curator and writer, and a member of the curatorial team of dOCUMENTA (13), 2012), and João Ribas (Curator, MIT List Visual Arts Center). Join ICI for a presentation in which each curator will discuss five artists under 35 years old that they believe could become the most influential practitioners of their generation. 

ICI CONVERSATIONS is a new series of thought-provoking events that give you exclusive access to the people—artists, critics, collectors, advisors, gallerists, curators, and museum directors—who are influencing the contemporary art world today.

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April 16, 2012

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Raimundas Malasauskas

Raimundas Malasauskas is a writer and curator who lives and works in Paris. From 1995 to 2006 he was a curator at CAC Vilnius and CAC TV; in 2007 he co-wrote the libretto of an opera, Cellador, which was performed in Paris; in 2007–08 he was a visiting curator at California College of Arts, San Francisco, and from 2007 to 2009 he was also a curator at Artists Space, New York. His writings are concerned with contemporary phenomena, biographies and stories, addressing the parallel worlds of science, media, film, literature, and mass culture.


Suzanne Cotter

Suzanne Cotter Curator, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Project. A leading scholar on international contemporary art, she has organized monographic and thematic exhibitions on artists such as Monica Bonvicini, Angela Bulloch, Daniel Buren, Cecily Brown, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Trisha Donnelly, Jannis Kounellis, Mike Nelson, Silke Otto-Knapp, Fiona Tan, and Kelley Walker. She also curated Out of Beirut (2006), and co-curated Transmission Interrupted (2009) and the Sharjah Biennial (2011). Cotter has also contributed to art publications including Frieze, Parkett and Artforum. In 2005, she received the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.


João Ribas

João Ribas is Director of the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art. He was previously Curator at the MIT List Visual Arts Center (2009-2013) and at The Drawing Center, New York (2007-2009). Ribas is the winner of four consecutive AICA Exhibition Awards (2008–11) and of an Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award (2010). His recent exhibitions include In the Holocene (MIT) on art, science, and speculation, and exhibitions of the work of Chris Marker, Amalia Pica, Joachim Koester, Akram Zaatari, The Otolith Group, Otto Piene, Frances Stark, Rirkrit Tiravanija, and Ree Morton, among others. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Artforum, Mousse, and Art in America, and he has been a contributor to numerous catalogs and books, including Contemporary Art: From 1989 to the Present (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013) and Realism Materialism Art (Sternberg/CCS Bard, forthcoming). A visiting lecturer for institutions and organizations worldwide, he is currently a lecturer at Yale University, and has taught at the School of Visual Arts, New York, and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).


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