News //

My first review in Critics’ Picks Artforum.com, Kenneth Tam, “The Loving Cup,” Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles, August-September 2016

My review of the Francis Alÿs exhibition, A Story of Negotiation, at the Museo Tamayo in Mexico City and now touring, has been published in the online journal “caa.reviews,” June 16, 2016.

“Curating Diversity” story in San Diego CityBeat, by Seth Combs, April 26, 2016.

“LOUD silence: Turning Up the Volume on Deaf Voice,” The Senses + Society, Vol. 10, Issue 3, April, 2016, based on an exhibition of the same name that I curated for Grand Central Art Center at California State University Fullerton and gallery@Calit2 at the University of California San Diego.

My review of the 12th Sharjah Biennial, The Past, the Present, the Possible, has now been published in the online journal “caa.reviews,”  March 31, 2016.

“Social Practice Degrees Take Art to a Communal Level” in the New York Times, February 5, 2016, featuring the work of Carmen Papalia. The image in the article is documentation of his “Blind Field Shuttle” piece being conducted in Oakland in 2011. I had invited Carmen to lead the walk as part of the programming for my first ever disability-themed exhibition, “Medusa’s Mirror: Fears, Spells, and Other Transfixed Positions” held at Pro Arts Gallery.

“The (Narrative) Prosthesis Re-Fitted: Finding New Support for Embodied and Imaginative Differences in Contemporary Art,” The Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, Vol. 9, No. 3, October, 2015

 

Upcoming //

“‘Disabling’ the Museum: Curator as Infrastructural Activist,” Lecture & Seminar for University of Sydney, Australia, hosted by Gerard Goggin in the Department of Media and Communications, September 9, 2016

“Sweet Gongs Vibrating: The Politics of Sensorial Access,” Grad Forum Flash Presentations, The Social: 4th International Association of Visual Culture Biennial conference, Boston University

Contributor to “Disability and Art History” anthology, published by Routledge, edited by Ann Millett-Gallant and Elizabeth Howie, to be released November, 2016

Instructor, “Re-Visualizing Embodiment: Choreopolitics, Design, Access & Space,” Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance, School of the Arts and Architecture, University of California Los Angeles, Fall 2016

Instructor, “The Politics of Disability Aesthetics in Visual Culture,” Disability Studies Minor, Undergraduate Education Initiatives, University of California Los Angeles, Fall 2016

Instructor, “Contemporary Indigenous Aesthetics: Decolonization and Decontextualization,” Cultural Studies, School of Critical Studies, California Institute of the Arts, Spring 2017