Hrag Vartanian – Visiting Lecturer 11/15/22
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 6:15pm, Shepard Hall room 408.
In-Person talk and lecture by Hrag Vartanian,
organized by Alessandro Facente as part of his DIAP MFA course “Research based Art Practice”
The editor-in-chief and co-founder of Hyperallergic, Hrag Vartanian is an editor, art critic, curator, and lecturer on contemporary art with an expertise in the intersection of art and politics.
Hrag co-founded the publication Hyperallergic in 2009 in response to changes in the art world, the publishing industry, and the distribution of information. Breaking news, award-winning reporting, informed opinions, and quality conversations about art have helped Hyperallergic reach over a million readers and listeners a month.
His curatorial interests are focused on a constellation of theories and practices clustered around ideas of decolonization. In 2017, he kicked off a 10-year project exploring the contemporary legacy of Ottoman studio photography with an exhibition at Minerva Projects in Denver, Colorado.