Jens Hoffmann is Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Programs, at The Jewish Museum. Formerly, he was Director of the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco from 2007-2012. He was previously Director of Exhibitions and Chief Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London from 2003 to 2007. Hoffmann was an adjunct professor at the California College of the Arts, San Francisco, a guest professor at the Nuova Accademia de Belle Arti, Milan, and a faculty member at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He has organized more than 50 shows internationally including the 12th Istanbul Biennial (2011) and the 9th Shanghai Biennial (2012).
Talking Contemporary Curating: Book Launch Tuesday, October 6, 2015 78:30pm NeueHouse 110 East 25th Street New York, NY 10010 FREE and open to the public On October 6, Terry Smith launches his second publication, Talking Contemporary Curating, as part of ICIs series Perspectives in Curating. For this program, Terry Smith will be speaking with Kate […]read more »
Touring Lecture Series: Terry Smith in Conversation with Boris Groys, Global Distinguished Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, NYU Wednesday, October 22, 2013 ICI Curatorial Hub Closed-door session Past Events: Book Launch & Reading with Terry Smith Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 79pm New York University Department of Art History 300 Silver Center, 3rd floor 100 […]read more »
Photo: Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art Terry Smith in Conversation with Jens Hoffmann Tuesday, October 23, 2012 7pm Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art California College of the Arts 350 Kansas Street San Francisco, CA 94107 This is the third in a series of conversations with Terry Smith and prominent curators, during which they will discuss […]read more »
Peoples Biennial proposes an alternative to the standard contemporary art biennial and questions the often-exclusionary selection process of biennial curation. Organized by artist Harrell Fletcher and Jens Hoffmann, Director, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, CCA, and produced by Independent Curators International (ICI), the traveling exhibition examines the work of artists who operate outside the MFA […]read more »
Go behind the scenes of one of ICI’s most popular exhibitions, People’s Biennial here. The blog follows and documents Harrell Fletcher and Jens Hoffmanns visits to Portland (OR), Scottsdale (AZ), Rapid City (SD), Winston-Salem (NC), and Haverford (PA), the selection of works in the exhibition, and the resulting two year tour. Image: Journal staff Marc […]read more »