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Amy Zion
Faculty, Alumni 2012
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Amy Zion is a curator and writer in New York City. Since Fall 2016, she is Visiting Faculty at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. With Tom Eccles, she organizes the talks program at Frieze NY (2018-19), and is working on exhibitions and publications at the Hessel Museum of Art. In 2018, she received a curatorial research grant from the Canada Council for the Arts to study the role of regionalism in contemporary art. At the 56th Venice Biennale she was Assistant Curator of the Danish Pavilion, and has worked on numerous exhibitions internationally including A.U.T.O.E.N.U.C.L.E.A.T.I.O.N. (2015), at Sismógrafo, Porto; Slip of the Tongue (2015), at the Pinault Foundation, Venice; and Tell It To My Heart–Collected by Julie Ault (2013-14), at the Museum für gegenwartskunst, Basel which traveled to the Lisbon Culturgest and Artists Space.

From 2007-15, Zion was Associate Editor of Fillip. Zion contributes writing and criticism regularly to magazines including Frieze, Art Agenda, Flash Art, and Art Journal. She has edited monographs for artists Danh Vo (Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, 2014) and Abbas Akhavan (Skira, 2018) and was co-editor of Tell it to My Heart–Collected by Julie Ault Vol. 1 (Haatje Cantz, 2013). She has contributed catalogue essays for exhibitions at The New Museum, NYC; Villa Stuck, Munich; Heidelberger Kunstverein; and the Nouveau musée nationale de Monaco. Zion has an M.A. in Curatorial Studies from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (2012) and a B.F.A. from Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada.