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Talia Heiman, Ashley McNelis, and Marina Tyquiengco
Talia Heiman is a writer and curator based in New York and Tel Aviv. She is a recent graduate from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. In Spring 2018, she will present her thesis exhibition the skin of the sound with artworks by Park McArthur, Naama Tsabar, and Constantina Zavitsanos. She has organized screenings and performances at The Kitchen (New York, NY), the Hessel Museum of Art (Annandale-On-Hudson, NY), Counterpublic (Kingston, NY), and the Center for Contemporary Art (Tel Aviv, Israel). Her writing has been published by Art21 and BOMB Magazine. In 2014, she received a grant from New York University for her research on the artist Christopher D’Arcangelo.
Ashley McNelis is the Curatorial Assistant for Carnegie International, 57th Edition, 2018.
Marina Tyquiengco is a scholar of contemporary indigenous art and PhD student at the University of Pittsburgh. Her dissertation will focus on indigenous artists’ use of their bodies from the 1990s to today in Australia, Canada, and the US. She received her BA from the University of Virginia in 2011 with a double major in Art History and Foreign Affairs. She interned at the Fralin Museum of Art in its education department and was the Institute of Public History Curatorial Intern at the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection. After UVA, she worked at Art Whino Gallery, a for-profit gallery space, and the Workhouse Arts Center, a nonprofit art center with gallery and art education spaces. She is currently Editor in Chief of Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture.