Chelsea Haines

Chelsea Haines is a curator and writer based in New York. Since 2009, she has organized exhibitions and public programs for institutions such as Independent Curators International, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Portland State University, the Shanghai Biennial, and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School. She has curated solo exhibitions of the work of Dor Guez, Jon Rubin, and Theaster Gates (co-curated with Carin Kuoni), and group exhibitions on themes ranging from fictional artists to the body as translation device. She holds an MA in Visual Culture Theory from New York University. Haines is currently a PhD student in Art History at The Graduate Center, CUNY, where she is a Presidential Research Fellow at The Center for the Humanities. She has held curatorial residencies and research fellowships at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), Residency Unlimited, and Artport Tel Aviv. Haines is currently a contributing editor of Guernica and editor-at-large of The Exhibitionist. She writes regularly for publications including MousseBOMB MagazineJournal of Curatorial Studies, and the online edition of Artforum.