Lecture by ANNE ELLEGOOD Friday November 14, 7pm @ Mercer Union [Free]

14 November 2003 12am - 12am

Anne Ellegood received her MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College in upstate New York and is currently the New York-based curator for Peter Norton’s collection. Prior to joining the Norton Family Office in April 2003, she was the associate curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art where she organized the group exhibitions “Out of Site: Fictional Architectural Spaces”; “Superficial: The Surfaces of Architecture in a Digital Age”; and “Videodrome”; and the solo shows with “Candice Breitz: Babel Series”; “David Galbraith and Teresa Seemann: Waveform”; “Kristin Lucas and Joe McKay: The Electric Donut”, and several others. Her independent curatorial projects have included “Transparent Architecture”, part of the emerging curators series at GAle GAtes et al.; “The Meaning of Style” at Brooklyn Front Gallery; and “Crossings: Artistic and Curatorial Practice”, a ten-part exhibition that took place throughout Manhattan in conjunction with the 2003 College Art Association conference, among others. She has juried numerous exhibitions and been a visiting critic and guest lecturer at various colleges and universities. She has written about contemporary art and artists for exhibition catalogues and for such periodicals as “Art Press” and “NY Arts”.

**This lecture is part of Mercer Union’s “Elsewhere: Curatorial Initiatives,” an international lecture series focusing on curatorial perspectives from ‘elsewhere’ for 2003-2004. This Platform programme lecture series has been generously supported by the Ontario Ministry of Culture.**