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Clare Carolin

Clare Carolin

Clare Carolin
The Royal College of Art - CCA
Senior Tutor of the Curating Contemporary Art Programme


Clare Carolin is a writer and curator and Senior Tutor of the Curating Contemporary Art Programme, Royal College of Art. In 2009 she was Senior Curator at Modern Art Oxford where she curated the exhibition Regina Jose Galindo: The Body of Others. Her essay After the Digital we Dematerialize: Distance and Violence in the work of Regina Jose Galindo will appear in a forthcoming issue of Third Text (January 2011) while a second essay on the subject of Galindo’s work Translating Poetry/Curating Performance will be published by Viz-Interarts (December 2010). From 1999-2006 she was Exhibitions Curator at the Hayward Gallery where she curated and organized numerous exhibitions including Facts of Life: Contemporary Art from Japan (2001); Ann Sofi Siden: Warte Mal! Prostitution after the Velvet Revolution (2002); Eyes, Lies and Illusions: The Art of Deception (2005), as well as projects for National Touring Exhibitions including Fantasy Architecture (1500-2036) and A Secret Service: Art, Compulsion, Concealment (2006). Her interviews and articles have appeared in Block, Art Review, La Vanguardia de Barcelona; Lapiz; Kalias; Revista de Arte; The Brooklyn Rail, Untitled, Impasse, The Art Newspaper and Her essay Painting at the End of the World/La Pintura al fin del Mundo which focused on pop art in Franco’s Spain through the work of the Valencia-based collective Equipo Cronica was published in Pop Art de la Collecion del IVAM (Instituto de Arte Moderno Valenciano, 2007). She is currently developing a research and exhibition project looking at the relationship between the representation, enactment and transmission of images of violence in radical art practices of the 1960s.


Selected publications:

Carolin, Clare. 2011. "After the Digital we Dematerialize: Distance and Violence in the work of Regina
Jose Galindo". in Third Text “The Militant Image: A Ciné-Geography”, January.