Roles in Archive: Speaker
Julia Robinson is Assistant Professor in the Department of Art History at New York University. In 2013, she co-curated the exhibition “±I96I: Founding the Expanded Arts” at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid. She is the editor of the October Files volume John Cage (October/MIT Press, 2011), and curated the 2009–10 Cage retrospective “The Anarchy of Silence: John Cage & Experimental Art” at the Museu d’Art Contemporani in Barcelona (MACBA), which traveled to the Netherlands and Norway. Other curatorial work includes “New Realisms 1957-1962: Object Strategies Between Readymade and Spectacle” (Reina Sofía, 2010), and a retrospective on the Fluxus artist George Brecht at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne (2005), while completing her PhD on the same artist at Princeton University. Her writing has been published in Artforum, Grey Room, October, and Performance Research, among other journals. She is currently writing a book-length study of George Brecht (forthcoming 2015).