International Studio Programme : February - May 2016

Adam Kleinman

Writer/Curator

Adam Kleinman is a writer, editor, curator, lecturer, sometime performer, and former dOCUMENTA (13) Agent for Public Programming. He was Curator at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), where he created the interpretative humanities program ‘Access Restricted’. At LMCC, Kleinman developed LentSpace, a cultural venue and garden design by Interboro Partners, which repurposed an entire vacant Manhattan block. There, he curated the exhibitions ‘Avenue of the Americas’ (2010), and ‘Points & Lines’ (2009). Kleinman is also a frequent guest tutor at numerous educational institutions internationally as well as a contributor to multiple exhibition catalogues, monographs, anthologies, and magazines including Art-agenda, Artforum, e-flux journal, frieze, Mousse, Texte zur Kunst, and The White Review. Kleinman is currently Editor-in-Chief & Adjunct Curator at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (Rotterdam) where he and the team launched WdW Review, a multi-disciplinary arts, culture & politics journal. In addition to these activities, Kleinman often curates thematic exhibitions at Witte de With and likewise programs symposia and other events at the center.