Decoders – Recorders Walk-through…

Decoders – Recorders Walk-through with Rachael Rakes

Looiersgracht 60, Amsterdam

Special Exhibition Tour with curator Rachael Rakes

at Looiersgracht 60

1 September, 4pm

As part of Decoders – Recorders, curator Rachael Rakes leads a walkthrough of the exhibition, further articulating the works of Steffani Jemison and Samson Young.

Rachael Rakes is a curator, critic, and teacher. Most recently Rakes was the Head Curator and Manager of the Curatorial Programme at De Appel in Amsterdam. She is currently the Editor at Large for Verso Books and a Programmer at Large for the Film Society of Lincoln Center—where she co-curates the annual festival Art of the Real. From 2011-2017, Rakes was an Editor at the Brooklyn Rail. She has recently contributed criticism to Art-Agenda, Artforum, the Village Voice, and Ocula, among other publications and catalogues. She has independently organized exhibitions and programmes for Frame Contemporary (Helsinki), Tabakerlara (San Sebastian), SAIC (Chicago), A.I.R. (NYC), Centre Pompidou (Paris), Oolite Arts (Miami), The Knockdown Center (NYC), International Studio and Curatorial Program (NYC), Malmö Konsthall, and the Hessel Museum of Art (New York). Rakes has taught on social practice, aesthetics and documentary art at The New School and Harvard Summer School, and recently served as a Supervisor for the Sandberg Institute Critical Studies programme, Amsterdam.

Decoders - Recorders was initiated by Niels Van Tomme, curated by Rachael Rakes, and is organized by De Appel in collaboration with, and at Looiersgracht 60.

Please let us know you are attending by emailing: reservations [​at​] deappel.nl or valeria [​at​] looiersgracht60.org