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Aram Moshayedi visits Atlanta
Artadia presents Art & Dialogue: Atlanta
A public program in partnership with the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center and BURNAWAY
“Aram Moshayedi in Conversation with Carter Mull”
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
535 Means St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Artadia is excited to partner with Atlanta Contemporary Art Center and BURNAWAY to welcome Art & Dialogue curator, Aram Moshayedi to Atlanta. As part of his Art & Dialogue visit, Hammer Museum curator, Aram Moshayedi’s public program will center around a conversation between Moshayedi and artist, Carter Mull.
About Aram Moshayedi:
Aram Moshayedi is currently a curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles and has organized recent projects with artists Maria Hassabi and Mario Garcia Torres. He was formerly associate curator at REDCAT, the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (2010-13), where he organized exhibitions and oversaw the production of new works by such artists as The Otolith Group, Slavs and Tatars, Jordan Wolfson, Tony Cokes, Jay Chung & Q Takeki Maeda, Ming Wong, and Geoffrey Farmer. Moshayedi has also written extensively on art with contributions appearing in numerous exhibition catalogs, as well as Artforum, Art in America, Frieze, Metropolis M, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly and Bidoun, for which he is a contributing editor.
About Carter Mull:
Mull was born in Atlanta in 1977. He received his BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and his MFA from CalArts in 2006. His work is in numerous American museum collections including the Museum of Contemporary Art, LACMA, and Hammer Museums in Los Angeles and the Whitney and MoMA collections in New York. In 2014, Mull made solo exhibitions for the Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen in Switzerland and CAPC Bordeaux in France, his first in Europe. Mull spent key formative years in New York. Although he travels often, he has been based in Los Angeles since 2004.
About Art & Dialogue:
Developed through in-depth research of artists’ needs, Art & Dialogue will bridge connections between artists, curators, and audiences in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Art & Dialogue is a unique program in that it serves three distinct audiences: curators, artists and the city’s general public. Art & Dialouge will bring curators directly to the studios of Awardees working around the country, and will offer participants the opportunity to engage in meaningful, open conversation about their practice.
For the inaugural season of Art and Dialogue, Artadia will send six curators from institutions across the United States to visit each of its Award cities. Each Art & Dialogue program will consist of three parts: curators will conduct studio visits with Awardees, present a public program with a local cultural partner, and provide a summary of their experience upon returning to their home institution. All Art & Dialogue programs will be documented, anthologized on Artadia’s website, and publicized internationally.