Dan Cameron

About Dan Cameron

Dan Cameron is Curator of the 8th International Istanbul Biennial set to open in September 2003.  Currently, he is also Senior Curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York, a position he began in 1995. Cameron, based in New York since 1979, has also organized such exhibitions as Kenny Scharf (MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, 1996); Modern Detour (Vienna Secession, 1990); What is Contemporary Art? (Rooseum, Malmo, 1989); and Aperto (Biennale di Venezia, 1988).

Living Inside The Grid (Feb. 2003) features twenty-four emerging international artists who use the grid as a metaphor to comment on a world increasingly controlled by institutions, technology and media.  Other exhibitions organized by Cameron since joining the New Museum include: Wim Delvoye: Cloaca (Jan 2002); William Kentridge (Jun. 2001); Paul McCarthy (Mar. 2001); Pierre et Gilles (Sept. 2000); Cildo Meireles (Nov. 1999); Open House: Michael Smith and Joshua White (April 1999); Fever: the Art of David Wojnarowicz (Jan. 1999); Xu Bing: Introduction to New English Calligraphy (Oct. 1998); Bili Bidjocka/Los Carpinteros/Rivane Neuenschwander (June 1998); Unland: Doris Salcedo (March 1998); Enclosures: Teresita Fernandez, Nedko Solakov, Hale Tenger (Nov. 1996); and Carolee Schneemann: Up to and Including her Limits (Nov. 1996).

Cameron has a considerable body of writing on contemporary art, and he has been Contributing Editor for Art Magazine, Art & Auction, Artforum, and Flash Art, in addition to writing for Parkett and trans and publishing exhibition catalogues and monographic texts on numerous artists.


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