The New Social Environment#825

A.K. Burns: Of space we are…

Featuring Burns and Ksenia M. Soboleva


1 p.m. Eastern / 10 a.m. Pacific

Artist A.K. Burns joins Rail contributor Ksenia M. Soboleva for a conversation. We conclude with a poetry reading.

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Visit A.K. Burns: Of space we are…, on view at Wexner Center for the Arts through July 9, 2023 →

A.K. Burns

Black and white photo of A.K. Burns
A.K. Burns is an interdisciplinary artist and associate professor in the Department of Art at Hunter College, CUNY. Working at the nexus of language and materiality, Burns troubles systems that assign value and explores their sociopolitical embodiment. Burns currently has a survey exhibition encompassing the last decade of her practice, Of space we are… is on view through July 9th at the Wexner Center for the Arts, in Columbus OH. She has exhibited internationally, including solo shows at the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Julia Stoschek Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany; and New Museum, New York. Burns is a 2023 Berlin Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin and a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow.

Ksenia M. Soboleva

A picture of art historian Ksenia M. Soboleva.
Photo by Irina Kadyrova-Schuddeboom
New York-based writer and art historian Dr. Ksenia M. Soboleva specializes in queer art and culture. She holds a PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, with a dissertation titled “Fragments: Art, AIDS, and Lesbian Identity in the United States.” Her writings have appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, BOMB Magazine, Hyperallergic, art-agenda, and various exhibition catalogues. She has curated exhibitions at Candice Madey Gallery, La MaMa Galleria, and Assembly Room. Soboleva was the 2020-2021 Jan and Marica Vilcek Curatorial Fellow at the Guggenheim Museum. She is currently the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Gender and LGBTQ+ History at the New York Historical Society, and Adjunct Professor of Art History at NYU.

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Featuring Burns and Ksenia M. Soboleva

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