Paul C. Ha, Director of the MIT List Visual Arts Center
announces two staff promotions and one new appointment to the List Centers curatorial department, effective immediately. Henriette Huldisch has been promoted to Director of Exhibitions & Curator; Yuri Stone has been appointed Assistant Curator; and Jamin An has been selected as the List Centers 201718 Curatorial Fellow.
Since joining the List Center in 2014, Henriette Huldischs stellar work has reflected the type of leadership and curatorial vision necessary to implement and build on the innovative programming the List has become nationally and internationally recognized for, says Ha. As Director of Exhibitions & Curator, Huldisch will continue her leadership in guiding and directing the efforts of the curatorial team and senior staff to identify, prioritize, and execute long term programming and strategic planning goals.
Since arriving at the List Center, Huldisch has organized a number of critically acclaimed exhibitions including: An Inventory of Shimmers: Objects of Intimacy in Contemporary Art (2017); Edgar Arceneaux: Written in Smoke and Fire (2016-17); List Projects: Ann Hirsch (2016); Tala Madani: First Light (co-curated with Kelly Shindler) (2016); and Rosa Barba: The Color Out of Space (2015-16); among many others. Huldisch is curating a forthcoming group exhibition Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1975-1995 which opens in February 2018.
In addition to her curatorial duties, Huldisch has served as editor, essayist, and publications coordinator for numerous exhibition related catalogs, among them: An Inventory of Shimmers: Objects of Intimacy in Contemporary Art. Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center, and New York and Munich: DelMonico Prestel, 2017; Rosa Barba: The Color Out of Space. Brooklyn, NY: Dancing Foxes Press; Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center; and Troy, NY: Curtis R. Priem, Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC), 2016; and Tala Madani: First Light. St. Louis: Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Cambridge, MA: MIT List Visual Arts Center, and New York and Munich: DelMonico Prestel, 2016.
Prior to her appointment at the List Center, Huldisch served as curator at the Nationalgalerie at Hamburger Bahnhof Museum for Contemporary Art, Berlin (201014); Visiting Curator at Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK (201013); and Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY (2004-8). Preceding her appointment as Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum, Huldisch was Curatorial Coordinator of Film & Video (2001-04). She holds M.A. degrees from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University (2000) and Humboldt University, Berlin (1999).
In his new role as Assistant Curator, Yuri Stone will manage MITs public art collection and organize exhibitions at the List Center galleries. Formerly the List Centers 201617 Curatorial Fellow, Stone co-organized Civil Disobedience, a film and video program currently on view. Upcoming projects include co-organizing a solo exhibition by Heimo Zobernig (which opens October, 2017); as well as curating a forthcoming solo exhibition by Allison Katz. Prior to joining the List Center, Stone was the Program Associate at the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago from 2010 to 2016. He received an M.A. in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2015.
Jamin An is a Ph.D. candidate in Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He specializes in contemporary art with additional interests in medieval and Byzantine art history. An received his M.A. in Art History from UCLA and B.A. with High Distinction in Studio Art and Political and Social Thought from the University of Virginia. He was a 2015 participant in the Center for Curatorial Leaderships CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. He has previously held positions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Getty Research Institute, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Glenstone.