Marisa Olson

Via New York, NY

Marisa Olson is an artist, writer, and media theorist. Her interdisciplinary work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, Centre Pompidou, Tate(s) Modern + Liverpool, the Nam June Paik Art Center, British Film Institute, Sundance Film Festival, PERFORMA Biennial; commissioned and collected by the Whitney Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Houston Center for Photography, Experimental Television Center, and PS122; and reviewed in Artforum, Art21, the NY Times, Liberation, the Globe and Mail, Folha de Sao Paolo, Interview Magazine, DIS, and elsewhere. Olson has served as Editor & Curator at Rhizome, the inaugural curator at Zero1, and Associate Director at SF Camerawork. She's contributed to many major journals & books and in 2014 Cocom Press published Arte Postinternet, a Spanish translation of her texts on Postinternet Art, a movement she framed in 2006. In 2015 LINK Editions will publish a retrospective anthology of over a decade of her writings on contemporary art which have helped establish a vocabulary for the criticism of new media. Meanwhile, she has also curated programs at the Guggenheim, New Museum, SFMOMA, White Columns, and Artists Space and served on Advisory Boards for Ars Electronica, Transmediale, Creative Capital, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Tribeca Film Festival. She's taught at RISD, NYU, and SUNY-Purchase, and been a Visiting Artist at Brown, Yale, SAIC, VCU, Oberlin, and Master Artist in Residence at Atlantic Center for the Arts and Eyebeam.


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