January 27, 2018 at 2:00pm
Insight Series Q&A Forum Speaker:
Teka Selman has been integrally involved in the contemporary art world for over fifteen years, working extensively with artists, collectors, and institutions as an art dealer, curator, museum professional and writer. Teka founded Selman Contemporary, an art and advisory firm based in Durham, NC in 2013. Through her roving curatorial project, The Citizen, she brings socially and politically relevant film, video, sound and installation projects by visual artists to non-traditional spaces. Past curatorial projects include Here at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Present Tense Future Perfect at Jazzar Contemporary, Miami, FL; Configured at Benrimon Contemporary, New York. Teka has lectured on contemporary art at institutions including the Barbados National Art Gallery; Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, NC; Bienniale of Sydney, Australia; and the Venice Bienniale. Her writing on artists such as Mark Bradford, Coco Fusco and Kara Walker has been featured in publications including The Black Moving Cube (The Green Box Kunstedition, 2006) and Freestyle (Studio Museum in Harlem, 2001), as well as various magazines and journals. She holds an MA in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths, University of London, and a BA in Art History and Anthropology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Insight Series Q&A Forum Moderator: TBA