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Curator for Sequences VIII announced and the festival celebrates 10 years

Oct 24 2016 Published by under Uncategorized

On the occasion of Sequences 10th anniversary, please join in a celebration from noon on November 19th in central Reykjavík.

The board of Sequences is happy to announce that Margot Norton, associate curator at the New Museum, will be the curator of Sequences VIII, that will be held in October 2017. Norton will be present and will introduce the honorary artist of Sequences VIII and give a glimpse into the upcoming festival. A few of the invited artists will have an appearance on the day of the celebration.

All are welcome, no entry fee just cake and cava!

Program to be announced shortly.

Margot Norton is Associate Curator at the New Museum in New York.

At the New Museum, she has curated and co-curated solo exhibitions with artists Judith Bernstein, Pia Camil, Sarah Charlesworth, Roberto Cuoghi, Tacita Dean, Ragnar Kjartansson, Chris Ofili, Goshka Macuga, Laure Prouvost, Anri Sala, and Erika Vogt, and group exhibitions “The Keeper,” “Here and Elsewhere,” and “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star.”

She also organized the retrospective exhibition “Llyn Foulkes,” which traveled from the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, and worked on the exhibitions “Ghosts in the Machine,” “Chris Burden: Extreme Measures,” and “Jim Shaw: The End is Here.”

Norton curated “Night Transmissions: Electronic Intimacy,” a program of video art broadcast on RÚV, Icelandic National Broadcasting Service in early 2016.

Norton is currently working on the exhibition, “Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest,” on view at the New Museum October 26, 2016—January 15, 2017. Before she joined the New Museum, she was Curatorial Assistant on the 2010 Whitney Biennial and in the Drawings Department at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Norton has lectured and published on contemporary art and holds a Master’s Degree in Curatorial Studies from Columbia University, New York.

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