Curators

    Daata Editions invites guest curators to introduce new artists’ works on the website. Daata Editions artworks are presented alongside artworks selected by each curator in a way that promotes a creative dialogue between the platform and contemporary art practices.

    Queertopia
    Gemma Rolls-Bentley, Curator
    ​Queertopia: A collection of work that reviews the existence of queer communities and their spaces - both real and mythological, memorialising those lost and building environments and landscapes to nurture new radical possibilities. The icons, monuments and geography of queertopia present an opportunity to explore future structures of identity, intimacy and legacy.​
    Suburbia
    Josephine Skinner & Megan Monte, Cement Fondu, Gallery
    Celebrating the launch of Cement Fondu, a new exhibition and live arts space in Sydney, directors Josephine Skinner and Megan Monte have partnered with Daata Editions to select the ‘Suburbia’ playlist, which features online at Daata-Editions.com and throughout their inaugural exhibition of the same title.
    A-V
    Amanda Schmitt, Curator
    Amanda Schmitt is a curator based in New York City and the Director of Programming for the Untitled art fair in Miami Beach and San Francisco.
    Suite for Absynth in Minus USB 1008 by Jeremy Couillard
    yours mine & ours, Gallery
    ​Opened in 2016, yours mine & ours is a contemporary gallery located in Chinatown founded by Courtney Childress, Patton Hindle, and RJ Supa. The gallery selected Jeremy Couillard to be commissioned by Daata Editions to create a series of 6 narrative video works. ​
    NAUSEA - A VR Exhibition
    Metaphysics, VR
    NAUSEA - A Virtual Reality exhibition for the HTC Vive, curated and produced by Philip Hausmeier and his startup Metaphysics - presents six artworks by the artists Eddie Peake, Florian Meisenberg, Anne de Vries, Rubén Grilo, Jack Strange and Anna K.E. The works are connected through an innovative portal system, showing a prototype of how art could be experienced in the future.
    PoetryFilm
    Zata Banks, Curator
    Zata Banks FRSA is a curator, artist and brand specialist. She founded the PoetryFilm research art project in 2002 and her work focuses on semiotics, language, transcreation and multimodality.
    #WanderingWILDING: Movement as Movement
    Legacy Russell, Curator
    Legacy Russell is a writer, artist, and cultural producer. Born and raised in New York City's East Village, her academic and creative work focuses on gender, performance, digital selfdom, idolatry, and new media ritual. Her first book Glitch Feminism will be published by Verso in 2017.
    Reuse, remix, recode: Digital identity politics and the Power of PL►Y
    Katherine Finerty, Curator
    Katherine Finerty is a curator focusing in socially activated practices and contemporary translocal art. She works collaboratively to develop alternative global discourses and multi-disciplinary art experiences that encourage progressive exchanges and participation.
    Melanie Eckersley, Hannah Ford, Jasmine Johnson, Scott Lyman, Scott Mason, Abri de Swardt
    New Contemporaries, London
    ​New Contemporaries is the leading UK organisation supporting emergent art practice from British Art Schools. Since 1949 New Contemporaries has consistently provided a critical platform for new and recent fine art graduates primarily by means of an annual, nationally touring exhibition.
    Graham Dolphin, Jake Chapman, Joachim Koester & Stefan A. Pedersen
    Gutter Records, Copenhagen
    ​The Gutter is both a record store and a label for music made by artists. The store is placed inside David Risley Gallery and the label is managed by Risley as well.
    Sara Ludy, Jonathan Monaghan, Quayola
    bitforms gallery, New York
    Founded in 2001, bitforms gallery represents established, mid-career, and emerging artists critically engaged with new technologies. Spanning the rich history of media art through its current developments, the gallery’s program offers an incisive perspective on the fields of digital, internet, software-based, and new media art forms.
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