ARTPLANT and BLACK CUBE   ARTIST-RUN SPACES: Building The Ship As It Sails   JANUARY 11 - 14, 2017

ArtPlant and Black Cube Nomadic Museum are pleased to bring renowned independent curator and writer Chris Sharp to Denver to give a lecture. Sharp will speak about his Theory of the Minor in contemporary art production and curating and its relationship to the project space Lulu in Mexico City that he runs with artist Martin Soto Climent.

About Chris Sharp

Formerly news editor at Flash Art International and editor-at-large of Kaleidoscope, he is a contributing editor of Art Review, a contributing editor of Art-Agenda, and his writing has appeared in many magazines and on-line publications including Artforum, Fillip, Frieze, Afterall, Mousse, Metropolis M, Spike, Camera Austria, artpress, and others. As a curator a selection of recent exhibitions include La Promesse du Bonheur by Tom Wesselmann, New National Museum of Monaco (2018), Dwelling Poetically, Mexico City, a Case Study, Australia Center for Contemporary Art (2018), Against Nature, co-curated with Edith Jerabkova, National Gallery of Prague (2016); As if in a foreign country, Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna (2016); A Change of Heart, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, LA; The Secret and Abiding Politics of Stones (2015-2016), Casa del Lago, Mexico City; The Lulennial: A Slight Gestuary, Lulu, Mexico City, co-curated with Fabiola Iza (2015); The Registry of Promise, La Fondazione Giuliani, Rome (2014), Le Parc St. Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux, Francia (2014), Le Crédac, Ivry, France (2014) and De Vleeshal, Middelburg, Holland (2015); The 12th Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, entitled Le Mouvement, co-curated with Gianni Jetzer Biel/Bienne, Switzerland (2014); and Manners of Matter, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg (2014). As a curator and advisor, he has also collaborated with numerous art fairs including Arco, Madrid; Artissima, Turin, and ArteBA, Buenos Aires. He has also collaborated as an advisor and curator with numerous art fairs including Arco, Madrid; Artissima, Turin, and ArteBA, Buenos Aires.