Mission Statement

USArtBerlin is an independent artist-run initiative affiliated with the Public Affairs Section of the U.S . Embassy. Our goals: to foster, maintain, and sustain a network of creative communities among U.S. artists and cultural workers (those involved in.....Read More >

Art Survival

USArtBerlin is pleased to announce:
ART SURVIVAL: How to Navigate the Art World as an Independent Artist
Workshop for media artists with curator Kathy Rae Huffman
Thursday 22 + Friday 23 March (4-6pm) 
US Embassy Berlin
USArtBerlin Members Only

This USArtBerlin workshop lead by Berlin-based American curator Kathy Rae Huffman is designed as a lab for a small group of media artists, who will work together to develop a critical, positive perspective on the Berlin media art scene.

Kathy Rae Huffman is a freelance curator, writer, networker based in Berlin since 2008.  Lead curator for “Exchangeand Evolution: Worldwide Video Long Beach, 1974-1999,” for the Long Beach Museum of Art (October 2011- February 2012), the exhibition and research was supported by the Getty Research Institute as part of Pacific Standard Time.  She was international curator for ISEA2009, Belfast; and was project curator and touring coordinator for ‘Transitland: Video art from Central and Eastern Europe 1980-2009′. Huffman held curatorial posts at the Long Beach Museum of Art (1980-1984), The ICA, Boston (1984-1991), and Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK (2002-2008).  She was appointed professor of electronic art at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (1998-2000).  Huffman’s independent research is focused around issues of female environments in the Internet, the history and development of media art, and artists’ television. She co-founded the international online community for women media artists FACES: Gender/Technology/Art (with Diana McCarty and Valie Djordjevic) in 1997.
RSVP Required (12 members max)
RSVP Deadline: Wednesday 21 March, Noon
**Please note: This workshop is free-of-cost for USArtBerlin members as USArtBerlin is a non-profit networking advocate for its members in the creative arts. We are thankful to our hosts and facilitators for the generosity of their time and exchange of critical knowledge to our creative community.