Independent curator, writer, editor, translator; Founding Board Member of the NYC REIC: Real Estate Investment Cooperative
Originally from NY, emigrated to Budapest in 1990. Studies at the University of Rochester, University of Paris – Sorbonne, New School – Parsons School of Design, and School of Visual Arts.
Worked for the Balázs Béla Studio and Toldi Cinema in Budapest; Soros Center for Contemporary Arts – Budapest; C3: Center for Culture & Communication (1995-2005). Founding editor of the Central European contemporary art journal: Praesens (2002-05); on the editorial board at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest (2005-07).
Over 25 years of experience internationally as curator, producer, project manager, working in museums, galleries and alternative spaces, and with non-profit organizations, in Hungary, Austria, Germany, Finland and other countries, mainly in Europe. Working in film and architecture, and also as cultural writer, editor and translator.
With a background in psychology and film studies, devoted to social issues and human rights, and over the past decade worked with Amnesty International Hungary, as an activist, member of the board, and Chairperson, contributing to its governance and participating in the international movement.
Upon her return to NYC, worked with Alma on Dobbin and Queensborough Community College Art Gallery in 2014 as researcher, registrar and curatorial assistant on a retrospective exhibition and catalogue, and transformation of part of a private collection into a public one.
Curated the site-specific project Traces and Tides of the Seaport, commissioning the work of Portuguese artist Filipe Cortez, as part of the Out to See Festival in the South Street Seaport in 2016. Currently working on a number of independent curatorial projects in New York and internationally.
Has written, translated and edited numerous books and catalogues, and hundreds of articles.
Joined the NYC REIC in May 2015, first as an active member of the Public Buildings Inventory Group, as well as editing the monthly Newsletter, and elected to the Steering Committee in January 2016, which is now the Founding Board.