Denise Markonish

Join Locust Projects and Oolite Arts for a conversation with Denise Markonish, Chief Curator at MASS MoCA

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Little Haiti Cultural Complex
212 NE 59th Terrace
Miami, FL 33137

Join Locust Projects and Oolite Arts for a conversation with Denise Markonish, Chief Curator at MASS MoCA

About the Speaker:

Denise Markonish is the Chief Curator at MASS MoCA. Her exhibitions include Joseph Grigely: In What Way Wham?; Amy Yoes: Hot Corners; Marc Swanson: A Memorial to Ice at the Dead Dear Disco MASS MoCA and The Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill, NY); Lily Cox-Richard: Weep Holes; Amy Hauft: Terra, Luna, + Sol; Glenn Kaino: In the Light of a Shadows; Suffering from Realness; Trenton Doyle Hancock, Mind of the Mound: Critical Mass; Nick Cave: Until (co-organized with Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia and The Momentary, Bentonville, Arkansas); Explode Every Day: An Inquiry into the Phenomena of Wonder; Teresita Fernández: As Above So Below; Oh, Canada (which traveled to Calgary, Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island); Nari Ward: Sub Mirage Lignum; These Days: Elegies for Modern Times; and Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape. She has worked on long-term projects with Laurie Anderson and has commissioned works by Sarah Oppenheimer, Stephen Vitiello, Julianne Swartz, Mark Dion, and many others. Markonish has produced numerous exhibition catalogs and has guest edited the books Teresita Fernández: Wayfinding (DelMonico) and Wonder: 50 Years of RISD Glass, and co-edited Sol LeWitt: 100 Views (Yale University Press). She has taught at Williams College and the Rhode Island School of Design, was a visiting curator at Artpace, San Antonio, and Haystack School of Craft, Deer Isle, Maine. Upcoming commissions include projects with Jeffrey Gibson and Laurent Grasso, and she is also working on the first career retrospective with Vincent Valdez (co-organized with the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston).

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