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  • Selena Kimball

    Associate Professor of Contemporary Art Practice

    Email
    kimballs@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    Parsons Faculty Hotseat

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    Selena Kimball

    Profile

    Selena Kimball is a visual artist whose work—large-scale photomontage, installation, and book projects—examines visual perceptions of history by reimagining the photographic collections (archives, printed books, newspapers) that document these events. Her long-term collaborations include films and experimental research with visual anthropologist Alyssa Grossman. She has exhibited nationally and internationally including the Katonah Museum of Art, the Portland Museum of Art in Maine, the Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, and the Museum of the Romanian Peasant, Bucharest. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The New York Observer, and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.  Selena is a recent recipient of the Pollock-Krasner award, a Jerome Foundation grant, and two MacDowell fellowships. A native of Maine, she lives and works in New York City where she is co-founder and co-director, with Pascal Glissmann, of the Observational Practices Lab at Parsons, the New School, where she is currently Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art Practice.


    Research Interests

    Contemporary Art, the Archive, Photography, Collage, Collaborative Practice, Visual Culture Studies, Experimental Cartography, Art and Anthropology, Observational Practices

     


    Portfolio

    www.selenakimball.com

    www.observationalpractices.org


    Current Courses

    Independent Study
    PAGD 3900, Fall 2021

    Future Courses

    Core Studio: Senior Thesis
    PUFA 4310, Spring 2022

    Practices of Observation
    UTNS 5140, Spring 2022

    Past Courses

    Core Studio: Senior Thesis
    PUFA 4310, Spring 2021

    Core Studio: Senior Thesis
    PUFA 4300, Spring 2021

    Field School
    PUCD 3902, Summer 2021

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