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Natasha Marie Llorens & Park Myers in Conversation

Join us January 24th via Instagram live as Natasha Marie Llorens and Park Myers discuss their contributions from our Winter 2022/23 issue, Other Species. Llorens’ Liv Bugge and the Consequence of Touching Oil and Myer’s Monira Al Qadiri: Refined Vision both touch upon the role and implementation of oil as a living and evolving element in works of art.

Natasha Marie Llorens is a Franco-American independent curator and writer based in Stockholm, where she is a professor of art and theory at the Royal Institute of Art. Llorens regularly contributes art criticism to e-flux agenda, and she has recently published with Artforum, frieze, CURA., Contemporary Art Stavanger, and La belle revue, among others. She holds a PhD in modern art history and comparative literature from Columbia University and an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. She is currently at work on a book project about five experimental films from the 1960s/1970s in Algeria and collaborating upon a research project on Algerian socialism in collaboration with contemporary artist Massinissa Selmani. The first exhibition associated with this research will open in Algiers in May 2023. 

Park Myers has organized projects at 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA; ICA at VCU, Richmond, VA; Knockdown Center, New York; Actual Size, Los Angeles; Tamanoir, Brussels; Komplot, Brussels; the Judd Foundation, New York; the Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson; the Copenhagen Art Festival; and the Steamboat Springs Arts Council, Steamboat, CO. Former member of City of Steamboat Springs Public Art Board. Publications include OnCurating Journal, David Horvitz: Newly Found Bas Jan Ader Film (Afterall Books / One Work) [unauthorized] (1708); The Cure (Komplot), and Dear Helen (CCS Bard), Patsy Krebs: Fugue (SSAC), and is a co-founder of the online journal aCCeSsions.