February - June 2013
Claire Bishop is Associate Professor in the PhD Program in Art History at CUNY Graduate Center, New York. Her publications include Installation Art: A Critical History (2005) and the edited anthology Participation (2006). Her next book, Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship, will be published in 2012. Her curatorial projects include the exhibition "Double Agent" at the ICA, London (2008) and the PRELUDE.11 festival at CUNY Graduate Center (2011), and she is a regular contributor to Artforum. At the Clark she will work on three aspects of contemporary art and performance: repurposing, re-skilling, and research.