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LEIGH LEDARE

Born 1976, Seattle, Washington
Lives and works in New York City

Columbia University, MFA Visual Art 2008
Rhode Island School of Design, BFA 2000
University of Washington, 1994-1997

Leighledare.com




SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
L’Hôte, Office Baroque. Brussels. Belgium

2017
The Plot, The Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL
Vokzal, The Box. Los Angeles, CA

2016
place du jardin aux fleurs, Office Baroque. Brussels, Belgium
The Here and the Now, Manifesta 11 curated by Christian Jankowski, Helmhaus. Zurich, Switzerland

2015
Double Bind, Art Unlimited at Art Basel, curated by Gianni Jetzer. Basel, Switzerland

2014
Ana and Carl, and Some Other Couples (with Nic Guagnini), Max Mayer Gallery. Dusseldorf, Germany            
Leigh Ledare. Mitchell-Innes and Nash. New York, NY
Ana and Carl, and some other couples (with Nic Guagnini), Andrew Roth. New York, NY.

2013
Leigh Ledare, et al. (solo survey) curated by Elena Filipovic, Kunsthal Charlottenberg. Copenhagen, Denmark
An Invitation. RECEPTION. Berlin, Germany

2012
Leigh Ledare, et al.(solo survey) curated by Elena Filipovic, WIELS. Brussels, Belgium
Double Bind Publication. Michele Didier Gallery. Paris, France
An Invitation. Pilar Corrias Gallery. London, England
Leigh Ledare, The Box. Los Angeles, CA 2011
Something Might Have Been Better than Nothing… with Per Billgren, RECEPTION. Berlin, Germany

2010
Double Bind. The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture. Moscow, Russia
Double Bind. Prix Decouvert, curated by Ruf, Obrist, Eccles, Parreno and Gillick. Les Rencontres d’Arles
Le Tit. Guido Costa Projects. Turin, Italy
The Confectioner’s Confectioner, Pilar Corrias Gallery. London, England
Too Late and Later, Rod Bianco Gallery. Oslo, Norway

2009
Leigh Ledare, Les Rencontres de Arles. Arles, France

2008
You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air. Rivington Arms. New York, NY
Pretend You’re Actually Alive, Andrew Roth Gallery. New York, NY




BOOKS, PUBLICATIONS AND EDITIONS

2019
Between a Punk and Picasso: 2019/1998, broadsheet containing essay by Leigh Ledare accompanied by photographs of Ledare taken by Larry Clark, and vise versa. Published by PPP Editions/Andrew Roth

2015
Double Bind (essays and conversations) coauthored with Rhea Anastas. Art Resources Transfer Press
Artist edition for Art Resources Transfer Press.         

2014
Ana and Carl, and Some Other Couples (with Nic Guagnini), published by PPP Editions/Andrew Roth.

2012
Double Bind (3 volumes: Ephemera, Husbands, Diptychs) Published by mfc-michele didier, Brussels/Paris
Leigh Ledare, et al. Published by WIELS Center for Contemporary Art and Mousse Publishing,Brussels
An Invitation. Published by Leroy Neiman Center for Print Studies, Columbia University, New York

2011
A Modest Exchange, Artist edition curated by Tom Eccles for Invisible Exports, New York

2008    
Pretend You’re Actually Alive. PPP Editions/Andrew Roth, New York




FILMS AND VIDEOS

2017
The Task, single channel HD video with sound, 118 minutes

2016
Vokzal, Color 16mm Film with sound and installation, 60 minutes
The Here and the Now (Zurich 1:1) (13 channel video installation), approximately 16 hours
The Large Group, subtitled, single-channel video, 68 minutes

2008
The Gift. Single channel video, 9 minutes and 18 seconds
The Model. Single channel video, 4 minutes and 5 seconds
Shoulder
. Single channel video, 8 minutes and 45 seconds




SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Acting Out (Works from the Hessel Collection), curated by Leigh Ledare and Tom Eccles, Hessel Museum, Bard College, Annondale-on-Hudson, NY
Straying from the Line, Schinkel Pavillion, Berlin, Germany
Lignes de Vies
, curated by Frank Lamy, Musee d’art Contemporain du Val-de Marne, France
Diaristic Photography and the Photobook
, curated by Sarah Allen, Tate Modern, London, UK
50 Years, 50 Books: Masterworks from the Library of Martin Parr, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles, France
50 Years, 50 Books: Masterworks from the Library of Martin Parr, Les Rencontres d’Arles, France
On Fire, curated by Benedikt Wyss, SALTS Birsfelden, Basel, Switzerland
Empathy Clinic, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

2018
Measures of Authority, with Chris Kraus and Terence Sellers, Hessel Museum, Bard College, Annondale-on-Hudson. 
Group Therapy, Frye Art Museum. Seattle, WA. September 15th
Defacement, The Club. Tokyo, Japan. July
Frieze New York, The Box Gallery, with Stan Vanderbeek, New York
Putting Out, Gavin Brown Enterprises, New York, June
Smiles Without Freedom, curated by Rirkrit Tiravanija and Tomas Vu, Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, NY

2017    
The Whitney Biennial (curated by Christopher Lew and Mia Locks), The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Roberte Ce Soir: Pierre Klossowski, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
Anna and Carl, and Some Other Couples, Samlung Philaria Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany
Vocales, CAC Bretigny, France
The Public Body, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
Feedback, Marlborough Chelsea, New York

2016    
Give Me Yesterday, Foundation Prada, Milan, Italy
The Here and the Now (screening curated by Laura McClean Ferris),The Swiss Institute, New York
An Invitation, Samlung Philara Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany
Bread and Roses, Artists and the Class Divide (curated by Natalia Seilewicz), MoMA Warsaw, Poland
Private Exposure, Samlung Olbricht Collection, Berlin, Germany
LOVE, Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York
Invisible Adversaries: Valie Export(curated by Tom Eccles and Lauren Cornell), Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Manifesta 11 (curated by Christian Jankowski), Zurich, Switzerland

2015    
Kyiv Biennial, School of Realism (curated by John Miller), Kiev, Ukraine
Art Unlimited at Art Basel (curated by Gianni Jetzer), Basel, Switzerland
Sexe, Beatitude et Logique Compatable, Michele Didier, Paris, France
Sitter, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH
Between Strength and Crisis. LENTOS  Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria

2014    
Boys Don’t Cry, Musee D’art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, France.
La Vie Domestique, Parc Saint Leger Centre D’Art Contemporain, Pougues-les-Eaux, France
It Happens Without You, Kendall Koppe Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks, ICA, London, England
Simulacrum (with Pierre Klossowski and Dan Graham),Max Mayer Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany
Bad Conscience (curated by John Miller), Metro Pictures Gallery, New York    
Layers Thaw, Minerva Gallery, Sidney, Australia

2013
Home Truths (curated by Susan Bright) Photographers’ Gallery, London, England
Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks, PS1/MoMA, New York
5th Moscow Bienniale (special Project curated by Ami Barak, Pomeranz Collection), Moscow, Russia.
News/Prints: Printmaking & The Newspaper, International Print Center, New York
9 Ways to Say It’s Over, Farringdon St., London, England
Revelations, Stonescape (curated by Thea Westreich and Susan Modica), Calistoga, CA
Museum of Modern Art and Western Antiquities: Lens Drawings (curated by Jens Hoffman), Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France
Lips Painted Red, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Norway.
Secession Secession (curated by Colby Bird), Fitzroy Gallery, New York
Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York
Nevermore, On Stellar Rays Gallery, New York

2012    
The Hidden Mother (curated by Sinziana Ravini), Hotel Particulier de B. Morisot, Paris, France
Privacy (curated by Martina Weinhart), Shirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Collaborations and Interventions, Kunsthalle Andratx, Majorca, Spain
Take Off Your Silver Spurs and Help Me Pass the Time, Galerie Ruzicska, Saltzburg, Austria
Fremde Überall. Pomeranz Collection, The Jewish Museum, Vienna, Austria
Desire, Bergen Museum of Art, Bergen, Norway
New Americans 2 (curated by Ami Barak), Michel Rein Gallery, Paris, France

2011
Reprise (curated by LaToya Ruby Fraser), Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Sex Drive, Atlanta Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Martin Parr’s Best Books of the Decade, National Photographic Archive, Dublin, Ireland
A Hole Is to Dig, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Cult of the Ruin: Strategies of Accumulation, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA
LAXART Curator’s Choice Video Show, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA
Sex Drive, Haverford College, Haverford, PA.
Home Videos, Leigh Ledare and Kenneth Tam, Loisaida, New York

2010
How Soon Is Now, (curated by Beatrix Ruf, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Tom Eccles, Liam Gillick, Philippe Parreno), The Garage CCC, Moscow, Russia
Which Witch is Which? (curated by Ajay Kurian), White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
Luma Discovery Award (curated by Ruf, Obrist, Eccles, Gillick, Parreno). Les Rencontres d’Arles.
Greater New York 2010 (curated by Cornelia Butler, Klaus Biesenbach, Neville Wakefield), MoMA/PS1, New York
No More Presence, Leigh Ledare and Corinne Jones, Gresham’s Ghost, New York
They Have Not the Art to Argue with Pictures: After Heinecken, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA
Support Group, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
So Be It: Interventions in Printed Matter, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York
Leigh Ledare screenings, Berkeley Museum of Art, Berkely, CA

2009    
I’m So Sad, My God (curated by Martha Kirtzenbaum), ISCP, New York
Dance, Sons and Daughters, Dance! The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand
Selected Works (curated by Laurie Simmons), Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York
Prague Biennale 4, Prague, Czech Republic
Re-Gift (curated by John Miller), Swiss Institute, New York
House Call (curated by Alex Gardenfeld and Piper Marshal), Three’s Company, New York
Ca Me Touche (curated by Nan Goldin), with Boris Mikhailov, Arles, France
N-1, Patino Foundation, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Frieze Art Fair (Leigh Ledare and Reena Spaulings), Greene Naftali booth, London, England

2008    
Freeway Balconies (curated by Nancy Spector, Collier Schorr), Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany
Open Secret, International Center of Photography, New York
Closer Now, Rivington Arms, New York
Columbia University MFA Thesis Show, Fischer-Landau Center, New York
EPTSOLP (curated by Chris Johanson), Small a Projects, Portland, OR
Blindspot Benefit Auction, David Zwirner Gallery, New York

2007    
Leigh Ledare Ari Marcopoulos and JH Engstrom. Cohan and Leslie, New York
The Dating Show (curated by Margot Norton), ISE  Foundation, New York
CRG, Open Video Series, New York
Ego, Jail Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Artists’ Books: Transgression/Excess, Space Other, Boston, MA




CURATED EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS
2019
Acting Out (Works from the Hessel Collection), curated by Leigh Ledare and Tom Eccles, Hessel Museum, Bard College, Annondale-on-Hudson, NY

2018
Authority, Emotion and Exclusion, film Screening Series in collaborations with Group Relations conference (co-curated with Fred Schmidt-Arenales and Netta Tea), UPENN, Philadelphia

2007
Stalemate (curated by Leigh Ledare), Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York




SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019
Leigh Ledare, ‘Between a Punk and Picasso’ (on Larry Clark’s punk Picasso)
Malone, Callan, ‘Therapy or Art? Leigh Ledare Curates the Hessel Collection’, Cultured Magazine, June
Campbell, Victoria, ‘The Safeword Is Post-Studio Practice’, Spike Magazine, July
Doran, Anne, ‘In Museums (review of Acting Out)’, Collector Daily, Sept

2018    
Jordan Raup, ‘2018 Best-of-Year List’, Film Comment Magazine, December
Chris Kraus, ‘Pretend You’re Actually Alive’, Social Practices, MIT Press
Maria Walsh, ‘Art: A Suitable Case for Treatment?’, Art Monthly, April
Eric Hynes, ‘This Is Not a Test: Leigh Ledare’, Film Comment Magazine, November
Steve McFarlane, ‘Leigh Ledare’s The Task’, Bomb Magazine, September
Will Heinrich, ‘Putting Out’, New York Times, July 31
Penny Rafferty, ‘Interview with Leigh Ledare’, Elephant Magazine, Fall
Ben Kenigsberg, ‘4 Film Series to Catch in N.Y.C. This Weekend’, New York Times, June 28
Nicolas Rapold, ‘Leigh Ledare’s The Task’, Film Comment Magazine, May/June
Calum Marsh, ‘BAM Cinemafest’, The Village Voice, June 18th
Sam Adams, ‘The Task is a Movie that Makes You Feel Like You’re Being Watched’, Slate, March 13
Vikram Murthi, ‘The Task’, RogerEbert.com, March 8
Roberta Smith, ‘On the Hunt for Artistic Gems at Frieze’, New York Times, May 3
Nick Pinkerton, ‘Creative Nonfiction’, Artforum.com, July 3

2017    
Steel Stillman, ‘In the Studio’ cover and interview, Art in America, December
Lori Waxman, ‘Leigh Ledare at The Art Institute of Chicago’, Chicago Tribune, Nov 9
Brian Droitcour, ‘Overview: The National Exhibition’, Art in America, May 26
Jerry Saltz, Whitney Biennial Review, Vulture.com, March 14
Chris Sharp, ‘Double Take—Whitney Biennial 2017’, Art Agenda, March 21
Adam Lehrer, Whitney Biennial Review, Forbes, March 14

2016    
Ellen Mara De Wachter, ‘Critic’s Guide: Brussels’, Frieze Magazine, December
Rhea Anastas, reprint of ‘introductory essay for Double Bind (conversations)’, May Review #16
Rhea Anastas and Leigh Ledare, ‘Double Bind: An Excerpt’, Brooklyn Rail, February
Christy Lange, ‘Manifesta 11’, Frieze Magazine, June
Tom Eccles and Lauren Cornell, ‘Invisible Adversaries’ (catalog), Hessel Museum of Art, Bard CCS

2015    
Leigh Ledare and Rhea Anastas, ‘Double Bind (book length conversation)’, Art Resources Transfer Press
Chris Kraus, ‘Leigh Ledare by Chris Kraus’, Bomb Magazine, summer issue
Mathieu Mercier, ‘Sexe, Beautitude et Logique Comptable’ at Michel Didier, Paris, Art Review, February
Leigh Ledare, ‘Le Tit’, Metal Magazine,

2014    
‘Interview’, Travel Almanac,
Jonathan T.D. Neil, ‘Leigh Ledare, Mitchell-Innes and Nash’, Art Review Magazine, Summer
Chelsea Haines, ‘Leigh Ledare, Mitchell-Innes and Nash’,Artforum.com, April
Piper Marshall, ‘The Costliness of Our Attachments,John Miller’s Bad Conscience, Texte zur Kunst, May
Jerry Saltz, ‘Him and Him and Her’, New York Magazine, April 6
Holland Cotter, ‘Where Blue-Chip Brands Meet Brassy Outliers’, New York Times, April 3.
Coleen Kelsey, ‘Leigh Ledare, In Public and Private’, Interview Magazine,
Zoe Lescaze, ‘Unknown Pleasures’, New York Observer,
Jason Farago, Bad Conscience, Artforum.com, February
Carmen Winant, Leigh Ledare, ‘Shoulder, process interview’, The Believer, March
Kathy Noble ‘Yes, But, or Maybe, or Perhaps, or Probably’, Tate, etc Magazine, Spring

2013    
Leigh Ledare, ‘A Hole, but a Flattened Down Hole (essay on Mike Kelley)’, Texte zur Kunst, March
Andrew Roth, ‘Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks’, Andrew Roth, PPP Editions
Robert Ayers, ‘Unmanageable Identity in the work of Leigh Ledare’, Eikon Journal of Photography, Sept
Leigh Ledare (contributing curator),10x10, American Photo Books, International Center of Photography
Marie Carsten Pedersen, ‘Leigh Ledare, et al. Kunsthal Charlottenborg’, 5-page feature, Politiken, Jan 18
Louise Staugaard Mortensen, ‘Leigh Ledare, et al. Kunsthal Charlottenborg’, Kunstavisen, February
Bent Bludnikow, ‘Kulturbattle: interviewing Jacob Fabricius and Pia Kjaersgaard’, Kulturogaok, Feb 22
Susan Bright, ‘Home Truths’(catalog), Photographer’s Gallery London
Sean O’Hagan, ‘Oedipal Exporsure’, The Guardian, October

2012    
Mousse Diary, ‘Leigh Ledare, et al..’, Mousse Magazine, November.
Kathy Noble, ‘Leigh Ledare’, Frieze Magazine, November
Elena Filipovic, ‘The Mother of Photography’, published in Leigh Ledare, et al., Mousse/WIELS
Nicolas Guagnini, ‘Pretend You’re Actually Dead’, published in Leigh Ledare, et al., Mousse/WIELS
David Joselit, ‘Ledare interviewed by Joselit’, published in Leigh Ledare, et al., Mousse/WIELS
‘Leigh Ledare, et al.’, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Oct 23
Martina Weinhart, Max Hollein, ‘Privacy’ (catalog), Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
‘Interview’, M Magazine, September
‘Mutters Nackte Haut’, Monopol Magazine, December 30
Andrew Bernardini, ‘Leigh Ledare at the Box’, Art Review, May
Andrew Bernardini, ‘Leigh Ledare at The Box, Michel Auder at Kayne Griffin Corcoran’, Los Angeles Weekly, April 12
Leah Ollman, ‘Leigh Ledare at The Box’, Los Angeles Times, April 5
Agata Araszkiewicz, ‘Leigh Ledare’, Czas Kultury

2011    
Leigh Ledare, ‘Artist’s Artist picks: Leigh Ledare on Nic Guagnini’, Artforum, December
Martin Parr, ‘Best Books of the Decade’, National Photographic Archive, Dublin, Ireland
Kaja Silverman, Tim Griffin, Andre Rottmann, ‘How Soon Is Now’ (catalog), LUMA Foundation
Michele Faguet, ‘Per Billgen and Leigh Ledare: RECEPTION’ , Artforum Magazine, June
Mark Rappolt, ‘Something Might Have Been Better than Nothing’, Art Review Magazine, June
Elena Filipovich, Hilary Lloyd and Leigh Ledare, ‘All This Happened, More or Less’,Kaleidescope Magazine, March
Shelley Fox Aarons, ‘Double Bind’, Fantom Magazine,
Susan Bright, ‘Art Photography Now’, Phaidon
Scott Indrisek, ‘Leigh Ledare feature’, Modern Painters, February
Leigh Ledare, Angst Magazine, February
Julie Boukobza, ‘New York Art Scene’, ArtPress, March

2010    
Simon Baker, Double Bind, 1000wordsmag.com, September
Paul Carey-Kent, ‘Best Shows of 2010’, Saatchi Online Magazine
Simon Bainbridge, ‘A Tale of Two Cities’, British Journal of Photograph, August
Jerry Saltz, ‘Sincerity and Irony Hug it Out’, PS1/MoMA Greater NY, New York Magazine, May
Roberta Smith, ‘Take Me Out to the Big Show in Queens’, PS1 Greater NY, New York Times, May 27
Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, ‘Decade’s 10 Best Photo Books’, British Journal of Photography

2009    
TJ Carlin, ‘Counterpart’, MAP Magazine, June
Sean O’Hagan, ‘Sons, lovers… and weird things about mothers’, The Guardian, July 12th
Christy Lange, ‘Focus’, Frieze Magazine, May
Brian Sholis, ‘Re-gift, Swiss Institute’, NY,Artforum, May
Leigh Ledare, Visual Essay, Purple Magazine, Winter Issue
Feature on the Artist, Leigh Ledare, Der Spiegel, Jan
Beatrix Ruf, ‘Most Significant Emerging Artists of 2008’, Frieze Magazine, January

2008    
Adriano Sacks, Interview, Monopol Magazin, December
Michael Wilson, ‘You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air’, Time Out New York, October 8
Critics picks: ‘You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air’, The New Yorker, October
David Velasco, ‘Leigh Ledare’, Pretend You’re Actually Alive, Artforum, September
Nancy Spector, Collier Schorr, ‘Freeway Balconies’ (catalogue), Deutsche Guggenheim
Thomas Micchelli, ‘Leigh Ledare: You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air’, Brooklyn Rail, Oct
George Pitts, interview, S Magazine, September
Leigh Ledare, ‘Personal Commissions’, The Journal, September
Karen Rosenberg, ‘Leigh Ledare’,The New York Times, June 6th
Critics pick: ‘Pretend You’re Actually Alive’,The New Yorker, May
R.C. Baker, My Mom’s Crotch, The Village Voice, May
The Book Bench, Review of Show at ICP, The New Yorker, November 13

2007    
Andrea Longacre-White, interview, ANP Quarterly
Critics pick: ‘Engstrom, Ledare, Marcopulous’,The New Yorker Magazine, April
Bridget L. Goodbody, ‘JH Engstron, Leigh Ledare, Ari Marcopulous’, New York Times, April 20

2005    
Adam Marnie, ‘Strange Place’, Noun Trilogy Art Anthology, Volume 1




PUBLIC COLLECTIONS            

Museum of Modern Art, New York            
Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles            
Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York            
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland




SELECTED LECTURES, ARTIST TALKS, PANELS AND SCREENINGS

2019   
THE BOX (four screenings of The Task on two consecutive weekends, and conversation with Catherine Taft), Los Angeles, CA 
UPenn screening series (co-curator) (The Task, screening and conversation with Homay King)
University of New South Wales (The Task, screening and symposium, Empathy Clinic), Sydney, Australia
BAM (screening of The Task for Triple Canopy’s On Resentment), BAM Rose Cinema, Brooklyn, NY
Yale University (Artist talk and screening of The Task), New Haven, CT  
Whitney Museum of American Art, conversation on Andy Warhol moderated by Lynne Tilmann, with Elizabeth Schambelan, Cy Gavin, Justine Kurland, New York, NY
Rijksakademie (screening of The Task), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Hessel Museum/Bard CCS (conversation with Lynn Tillmann and Lyle Ashton Harris on Acting Out curated by Leigh Ledare and Tom Eccles), Bard College, Annondale-on-Hudson, NY

2018    
SPACE (The Task screening and conversation), Portland, ME
Sheffield Documentary Festival (screening of The Task), Sheffield, England
Bard Center for Curatorial Studies (with Selby Nimrod), Bard College, Annondale-on-Hudson, NY
BAM Cinema Fest (screening of The Task), Bam Rose Cinema, Brooklyn, NY
American Academy Rome (screening of The Task), Rome, Italy
Paris Photo, Paris, France, Conversation between Leigh Ledare and Laure Prouvost
Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Lomex Gallery, New York, Conversation between Leigh Ledare and Lynne Tilmann
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
True/False film festival (screening of The Task), Columbia, MO
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA

2017    
The Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Yale University, New Haven, CT

2016    
The Speaker with Vanessa Place and Jamieson Webster, James Fuentes Gallery, New York, NY
Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Columbia University, New York, NY
Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland
Friends of Manifesta talk. Zurich Kunsthal, LUMA Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland

2015    
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Barnard College, New York, NY
Yale University, New Haven, Ct
Paris Photo, conversation with Jeff Rosenheim, Elisabeth Bronfen and Donatien Grau, Paris, France
The Box, Los Angeles. Double Bind book release and Conversation with Anastas, Liz Kotz and Andrew Freeman.
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Leigh Ledare and Paul McCarthy moderated by Chrissie Iles, Frieze Art Fair, New York, NY
San Francisco Institute of Art, San Francisco, CA
Printed Matter Book Fair, PS1/MoMA, talk with Andrew Roth and Vincent Aletti. New York, NY.
Artists Space Books + Talks, book release and conversation with Rhea Anastas, John Miller, Daniel Bozhkov, K8 Hardy and Leigh Ledare, New York, NY

2014    
Paris Photo, LA. Conversation with Frances Stark, moderated by Douglas Fogel, Los angeles, CA
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Aperture Foundation/Parsons lecture series, New York, NY
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
State Academy of Arts and Design, Stuttgart, Germany
New York City Public Library, moderated by Christophe Cherix, with Andrew Roth, Alex Kitnick, Phil Aarons, coinciding with Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks
Panel on Robert Heinecken moderated by curator Eva Respini, New York, NY 2013    
Charlottenborg Kunsthal, conversation with Mette Sandby and Per Aage Brandt), Copenhagen, Denmark
Charlottenborg Kunsthal (in conversation with Elena Filipovic), Copenhagen, Denmark
Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI

2012    
WIELS Center for Contemporary Culture, Brussels, Belgium
School of the International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Columbia University, New York, NY
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2011    
The Garage Center for Contemporary Art in conversation with Tom Eccles. Moscow, Russia
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
University of Southern California. Los Angeles, CA

2009    
Les Rencontres de Arles, conversation with Nan Golden, JH Engstrom and Anders Petersen. Arles, France            




GRANTS

2017    
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship 
Ruttenberg Foundation Fellowship, The Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago

2013    
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award

2010    
Luma Foundation Grant

2009    
Luma Foundation Grant 
Jerome Foundation Research Grant

2008    
Feldman travel grant, Columbia University   
Columbia University Fellowship, Visiting Artist Lecture Series Curator
Fischer-Landau Fellowship




PROFESSORSHIPS

Yale University (MFA, Sculpture), Visiting Critic, 2015-2020
Princeton University (BFA, Photography), Lecturer Associate Professor, 2019-2020
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, Adjunct Professor (BFA, Photography), 2019
The Cooper Union, New York, Howard Wolf Chair in Photography, 2018
New York University, Steinhardt Department of the Arts (MFA). Adjunct Professor, 2012-2019 
Columbia University, New York, Visiting Professor (BFA) 2008/Visiting Critic (MFA) 2016-2018
School of Visual Arts (MFA), New York. Adjunct Professor, 2014-2017
California Institute of the Arts (MFA/BFA), Visiting Professor, 2009-2011
Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’Arte,,Torino, Italy, Visiting Professor, Spring 2011