Contemporary art curating news and views from Michelle Kasprzak and team was founded in 2006 with the mission of becoming the top resource for curators of contemporary art on the web. provides essential information on jobs and opportunities as well as insightful editorial opinion that is relevant to the professional development of curators worldwide.

Founder and Editor-in-Chief:
Michelle Kasprzak is a Canadian curator and writer based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She is Curator at V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media and a member of IKT, the International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art.

Michelle has appeared in media across North America and Europe, including publications such as Wired UK and on radio and television broadcasts on the BBC and CBC. She is a seasoned public speaker and is represented by The Next Speaker.

In 2006, she was awarded a curatorial research residency at the Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art in Helsinki, Finland, in 2010 she attended the Summer Seminars for Art Curators in Yerevan, Armenia, and in 2011 was a guest of the BAM International Visitor's Programme in Flanders. She has written critical essays for C Magazine, Volume, CV Photo, Public, Mute, Blackflash, Spacing, and several online journals on a wide range of subjects in the realm of contemporary culture. Her writing has appeared in anthologies and exhibition catalogues in both Canada and Europe.

The results of her freelance curatorial work have appeared in venues worldwide, most recently at the 2012 ZERO1 Biennial (San Jose, USA).

Managing Editor:
Mikhel Proulx is an artist and cultural researcher working with contemporary art, performance and historical fiction. His curated projects have been shown in Canada, the USA, Jerusalem, Germany and Austria. He holds a BFA in drawing from the Alberta College of Art & Design, and is currently in the graduate programme of Concordia University's Art History department in Montreal.

Editorial Team:
Katerina Gkoutziouli is an emerging Greek curator and writer living and working in Athens, Greece. She holds an MA in Visual Culture from the University of Westminster, London (2009) and a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Athens (2007). Her research focus has been on art collectives and artistic interventions in public, media and networked space. She has co-curated exhibitions in Athens and has contributed as a writer to art projects and publications.

Disclaimer: All opinions expressed on this site are the personal views of the credited authors - which means they have no relation to the views, policies, or practices of the current or past employers and collaborators of those authors.

Photo of Michelle Kasprzak by Carina Hesper. Photo of Mikhel Proulx by Ivo Gretener.

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Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • 2013-08-27
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