Host institution: Bęc Zmiana Foundation
Grant category: U.S. Student
Project: Polish Contemporary Art in Context
Academic year: 2016-2017
Grant start date: October 1, 2016
Grant end date: March 31, 2017
Bean is an artist and writer. In 2016-17, she’ll produce a series of texts on artistic production and exhibitions in Poland, situating them within historical frameworks and current social and political conditions. Her critical writing has been included in publications such as Artforum, BOMB, Daily Serving, The Exhibitionist, Frieze, and SFMOMA’s Open Space. She received her BA from Simon’s Rock at Bard College and her MFA from the California College of the Arts, and was a 2011-2012 Graduate Fellowship Resident at the Headlands Center for the Arts. Gilsdorf is also the editor in chief of Daily Serving, an international publication for the contemporary arts.