Meet the Author:
Nat Muller,  Amsterdam, Netherlands

Livia Alexander

Livia Alexander

Livia Alexander is a curator, writer, and Chair of the Department of Art and Design at Montclair State University. Her work is focused on examining the relationship between art infrastructure and artistic production, urbanity, cultural politics of food and art, and contemporary art from the Middle East and Southeast Asia. She has curated and produced numerous art and film programs, exhibitions and events, showcased at the MoMA New York, Tate Modern, Sharjah Art Foundation, Queens Museum, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Cinematheque Tangier, and many more. Alexander is co-producer of the research-based interactive documentary, Jerusalem, We Are Here (Canada/Palestine/Israel, 2016), directed by Dorit Naaman. Her award- winning scholarly writing has appeared in the Journal of Visual Anthropology, Framework, MERIP, and as book chapters and catalog essays. She regularly contributes to Hyeprallergic and Harpers Bazaar Art Arabia and founded the online publication ArteEast Quarterly. She is the editor of a year-long series commissioned by the online platform www.ArtsEverywhere.com with Residency Unlimited, centered on artist residencies at the nexus of urban placemaking and social practice.

Artist (Residency) and the City

Livia Alexander, New York City, United States 
Nat Muller, Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Harutyun Alpetyan, Yerevan, Armenia 
Francesca Fiore, New York City & Bethel, United States 
Jakub Szczńôsny, Warsaw, Poland 
Lyno Vuth, Phnom Penh, Cambodia 
Azu Nwagbogu, Lagos, Nigeria 
Vibha Galhotra, Delhi, India 
Kira Simon-Kennedy, New York City, United States 
Anat Litwin, New York City, United States / Berlin, Germany / Jerusalem, Israel / Saitama, Japan 

This roundtable was inspired by a day-long symposium organized by Residency Unlimited entitled¬†Embedded, Embedding: Artist Residencies, Urban Placemaking and Social Practice. To watch Jane Philbrick’s presentation at the event, please visit Residency Unlimited’s website.