Sequences 10th anniversary celebration and curator announced
Sequences 10th anniversary celebration on November 19th and Margot Norton introduced as curator of Sequences VIII
On the occasion of Sequences 10th anniversary, please join in a celebration from noon on November 19th in central Reykjavík. 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.
About Margot Norton
Margot Norton is Assistant Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York. At the New Museum she has curated solo exhibitions by Judith Bernstein, Sarah Charlesworth, Tacita Dean, and Erika Vogt, organized the retrospective exhibition “LLYN FOULKES,” which traveled from the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, and worked on group exhibitions; NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, Ghosts in the Machine and Chris Burden: Extreme measures. Norton curated Night Transmission, Electronic Intimacy, that was broadcast on RÚV, Icelandic National Broadcasting Service in early 2016. Norton is currently working on the survey exhibition, Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest on view at the New Museum October 26, 2016—January 15, 2017. Before she joined the New Museum, Norton worked as Curatorial Assistant on the 2010 Whitney Biennial and in the Drawings Department at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Norton holds a Masters Degree in Curatorial Studies from Columbia University, she has lectured and published on contemporary art.
Image credit: Courtesy New Museum, New York. Photo: Benoit Pailley