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Helga Christoffersen
Visiting Faculty, Alumni 2012
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Helga Christoffersen is Associate Curator at the New Museum in New York where she was part of the curatorial team for Thomas Bayrle: Playtime (2018), Carol Rama: Antibodies (2017), Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest(2016), Cheng Ran: Diary of a Madman (2016), The Keeper (2016), Nicole Eisenman: Al-ugh-ries (2016), the third New Museum Triennial, Surround Audience (2015), and Here and Elsewhere (2014). She has curated solo exhibitions of Marianna Simnett (2018), Alexandra Pirici (2018), Petrit Halilaj (2017), Cally Spooner (2016), Eva Papamargariti (2016), Leonor Antunes (2015), Lili Reynaud-Dewar (2014), David Horvitz (2014) and Hannah Sawtell (2014). She was the Co-Curator of The Equilibrists, a survey of a younger generation of contemporary Greek artists presented at The Benaki Museum, Athens (2016) in collaboration with the New Museum. Previously she was Assistant Curator of the 55th Venice Biennale, The Encyclopedic Palace (2013), Assistant Curator of the Danish Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennale (2011) and Curatorial Assistant for U-TURN, Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen (2008). She holds a BA in Art History from University of Copenhagen (2008) and an MA in Curatorial Practice from Center for Curatorial Studies (CCS), Bard College, New York (2012). From 2017-2019 she is the Curator of Chart Emerging, a research effort and series of exhibition projects focusing on a younger generation of Nordic artists realized under the umbrella of Chart Art Fair, Copenhagen.