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Daniel Birnbaum in conversation with Sarah Ludy and Rachel Rossin


Daniel Birnbaum is Director of Acute Art, based in London UK. From 2010-18, Birnbaum was the director of the Moderna Museet (Stockholm). Prior to that, he had been the director of the Städelschule in Frankfurt, Germany, where he also oversaw Portikus, the school’s exhibition space. In addition to his work for museums, he has been well known on the biennial circuit: he co-curated the international section of the 2003 Venice Biennale and was the artistic director of the Biennale’s 2009 edition, and he has also co-curated the 2005 and 2007 editions of the Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art and the 2008 edition of the Yokohoma Triennale. Birnbaum is also currently an adjunct board member of the Hilma Af Klint Foundation and a contributing editor at Artforum.

Sara Ludy is a multi-media artist interested in exploring the connection between the real and virtual worlds, based in Chicago, USA. Through her work with video, sound, animation, virtual reality, websites, audiovisual performance and sculptures, Sara explores space and structure, as well as how everyday objects can be transformed to take on new meanings. Recent exhibitions include the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (Chicago), Berkeley Art Museum (California), Vancouver Art Gallery (Vancouver) and bitforms gallery (New York). She is featured in the LIFEWTR Series 7, Art through Technology, launching at Frieze New York.

Rachel Rossin is an artist based in New York City, USA. Recent and forthcoming exhibitions include Zabludowicz Collection, London; 4a, Hamburg, Germany, and Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio, USA.


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