The New Social Environment#67

Fausta Squatriti with Choghakate Kazarian


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Graphic artist and writer Fausta Squatriti will discuss their work with curator and art historian, Choghakate Kazarian of the Brooklyn Rail.

Fausta Squatriti headshot

Since the early 1960s, Fausta Squatriti’s research has been divided between the visual arts and writing. She has exhibited her work in Italy and more frequently abroad, where she was also intensively engaged as a publisher of graphic art and mutlimedia between 1964 and 1986.

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A portrait of Choghakate Kazarian
Portrait of Choghakate Kazarian by Phong H. Bui

Choghakate Kazarian is a curator and art historian based in New York City. Her interests are focused on artistic processes and the interaction between biography and artistic practice. She has curated several exhibitions on artists such as Henry Darger, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Karel Appel. She has edited several exhibition catalogues and published on artists such as Marcel Duchamp, Louis Michel Eilshemius, Stéphane Mandelbaum among others. She has a MA in art history from Ecole du Louvre and a MA in philosophy at La Sorbonne. She was a curator at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris from 2011 — 2018. She is now pursuing a Ph.D. at the Courtauld Institute of Art with a dissertation on the American artist Albert Pinkham Ryder.

Choghakate is a contributor of the Brooklyn Rail:

Portrait of poet Alli Warren.

Alli Warren explores themes of social, economic, and personal desire in her poems. She is the author of the poetry collections I Love It Though(Nightboat Books, 2017), Don’t Go Home With Your Heart On (Faux Press, 2014), and Here Come the Warm Jets( City Lights Books, 2013), winner of the Poetry Center Book Award; she is also the author of the chapbook Moveable C (Push Press, 2016). She has edited the literary magazine Dreamboat, co-curated the (New) Reading Series at 21 Grand, coedited the Poetic Labor Project, and contributed to SFMOMA’s Open Space. She lives in the Bay Area. Read more of her work »

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