Natasha Marie Llorens
Curatorial Program for Research participant: (Re) Presentation in the Nordics
Natasha Marie Llorens (France/Sweden) is a curator and an arts writer based in Stockholm.Curatorial projects include En Attendant Omar Gatlato: Epilogue at the CNAC Magasin in Grenoble, and Mejan Internationale: Home to Home to Home to Home at Mint ABF in Stockholm. She won the Andy Warhol Arts Writers grant in 2022 and publishes regularly in Artforum, Art Papers, e-flux Criticism, and frieze, among other international art publications. Her current artistic research project on Algerian socialism in the 1970s, conducted in collaboration with contemporary artist Massinissa Selmani, will be presented in November 2023 at rhizome gallery in Algiers. Llorens holds an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, and a PhD in modern and contemporary art history from Columbia University. She has been professor of art and theory at the Royal Institute Stockholm since 2020.
CPR 2023: RPN brings up to 8 international curators to Finland, Norway, and Sweden from August 20th – September 8th, 2023 to research the regional art scene with the ambition to get a better understanding of the complex history and current political situation in the Nordics. Following the program, the participating curators are invited to propose an exhibition with artists and issues they have come across during the program.