Chris Fitzpatrick is the newly appointed director of the Kunstverein Munich. Previously he was the director of Objectif Exhibitions in Antwerp since 2012, where his ambitious program has been well reviewed in the European press.
Independent international projects include
- curating Veerle in and out of Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, Italy (2013-14), "The San Francisco Pavilion" in the 9th Shanghai Biennale, China (2012), Sõida tasa üle silla, as part of the ART IST KUKU NU UT festival in Tartu, Estonia (2012)
- participating in the Institutions by Artists conference in Vancouver (2012)
- co-curating the Present Future section of Artissima 18, Turin (2011)
- conducting a 25-person conversation for The Baltic Notebooks of Anthony Blunt, Vilnius (2011)
- project managing Mark Dion’s solo show at the Oakland Museum of California (2009-10)
Curatorial residencies and research grants include Signal, Malmo (2013); Iaspis, Stockholm (2013); BAR Project, Barcelona (2013); CEC Artslink, New York (2011-12); FIAC & Fondation d’enterprise Ricard, Paris (2011); Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2010); and Banff Centre, Alberta (2009).
He has spoken at institutions such as Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius (2014); Stroom, Den Hague (2013); Witte de With, Rotterdam (2012); HISK, Gent (2012); Ptarmijan, Tallinn (2011); the Goethe Institut, New York (2011); Kadist Art Foundation, San Francisco (2011); and Bruce High Quality Foundation University, New York (2010).
Among the publications he's contributed to are Spike Art Quarterly, Pazmaker, Nero, Mousse, L'Uomo Vogue, Fillip, The Federal, Cura, The Baltic Notebooks of Anthony Blunt, Art Papers, catalogues, and books.
[Image courtesy Kunstverein Munich]