“Neo-avantgarde on Repeat: Polish Contemporary Artists Revisit the 1970s”

February 12-15, 108th College Art Association Annual Conference, Chicago.

Paper delivered at the panel “Freezes and Thaws in the Socialist Bloc” sponsored by SHERA (Society of Historians of East European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture) and conveyed by Yelena Kalinsky, Michigan State University and Adrian Barr, Winona State. Saturday, Feb 15 at 4pm.

Shared Polish-Haitian History: Cazale and Beyond

October 18, Polish Museum of America, Chicago

Lecture delivered at the event “Cazale: The Story of the Haitian-Polish Community in Haiti,” co-organized by the Chicago Cultural Alliance, the Haitian American Museum of Chicago, and Polish Museum of America. This event was a part of the intercultural festival of art and ideas Inherit Chicago 2019.

Image: January Suchodolski, Battle at San Domingue, 1848.

Conceptualism and Materiality. Matters of Art and Politics

Oct 10-11, 2019, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London

Paper titled “Notation, Aspiration, Science, and Labour in Early Conceptual Art in Poland” delivered at a conference that celebrated the publication of Conceptualism and Materiality: Matters of Art and Politics (ed. by Christian Berger, Brill, 2019).

Conversation with Erzen Shkololli

Apr 25, 2018, The Arts Club of Chicago

Erzen Shkololli, Director of the National Gallery of Arts in Albania, will join Chicago-based art historian and curator Magdalena Moskalewicz to discuss contemporary art from the Balkans during the current political crisis.

In 2013, Kosovo participated for the first time in the Venice Biennale, with Erzen Shkololli serving as the exhibition commissioner. Kosovo’s inclusion was groundbreaking, and scholars from around the world have praised Shkololli’s prescient choice of contemporary Kosovar artists who have now been launched onto an international stage.