Notes about Contributors

Sasha Goldman is a doctoral student studying Modern & Contemporary art at Boston University. Her research focuses on Italian art and exhibition histories, with a particular interest in national heritage, humor and curatorial practices.

Kathryn Kremnitzer is a PhD student at Columbia University in the Department of Art History and Archaeology.

Martine Gutierrez received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2012. The Brooklyn-based performance artist draws from eclectic media, acting as subject, artist, and muse. Using photography and film, she documents her personal transformation by embodying various imagined personas. Gutierrez’s recent solo exhibitions include We & Them & Me at CAM Raleigh, North Carolina, and Can She Hear You at Ryan Lee Gallery, New York. This is her first solo exhibition in Boston.

Jordan Karney Chaim is a doctoral candidate and Raymond and Margaret Horowitz Foundation Fellow in American Art at Boston University where her research focuses on the changing institutional landscape of contemporary art in Los Angeles since the 1970s. Before attending Boston University, she was the Assistant Director at Mary Ryan Gallery in New York. She is currently based in San Diego, California.

Emily Watlington mediates contemporary art as a writer and curator. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art + Architecture at MIT, and serves as a curatorial research assistant at the MIT List Visual Arts Center. Her art criticism has appeared in publications such as Mousse and Art Papers.

Elizabeth Galvez received a Master of Architecture with a concentration in History Theory and Criticism from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning in 2016. She is currently an architectural designer at MERGE Architects in Boston, MA and teaches Visual Thinking at the Boston Architectural College.

Hannah Braun is a second year MA student at Boston University. Her research focuses on late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century American art history, looking at visual representations of urban life. In her spare time she enjoys exploring Boston’s art scene, hiking, and cooking.

Jackson Davidow is a doctoral candidate at MIT, where he studies modern and contemporary art, with an emphasis on its historical and theoretical entanglements with politics, science, and technology. He is currently at work on a dissertation manuscript titled “Viral Visions: Art, Epidemiology, and Spatial Practices in the Global AIDS Pandemic.”

Ewa Matyczyk is a doctoral candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at Boston University, studying Modern and Contemporary Art. Her dissertation “Public Transformations: Intervention, Memory, and Community in Warsaw, 1970-2010” examines the role of art and architecture in the changing context of the public sphere during late communism and after 1989.

Erin McKellar’s research focuses on the design cultures of the 1940s. Her dissertation, “Tomorrow on Display: American and British Housing Exhibitions, 1940-1950,” investigates how the rhetoric and display strategies of exhibitions of town planning, dwellings, and furnishings in the two nations revealed the Allied Forces’ political goals.

Magdalena Milosz is a doctoral student at McGill University where her research focuses on the historical uses of architecture in the Canadian government’s attempts to assimilate Indigenous peoples. She is also an intern architect and holds a Master of Architecture and an Honours Bachelor of Architectural Studies from the University of Waterloo.

Erin Hyde Nolan is a doctoral candidate in the History of Art and Architecture Department at Boston University. She will defend her dissertation on the international circulation of Ottoman portrait photographs in February 2017. Most recently, she has held fellowships at the Max-Planck Society’s Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz and the Boston University Center for the Humanities.

Catherine O’Reilly is a Ph.D. candidate at Boston University, focusing on Italian Renaissance art. Her dissertation project is entitled “Last Supper Refectory Frescoes in Fifteenth-Century Florence: Painting, Performance, Senses, and Space.” She received her M.A. in Art History from Tufts University and her B.A. in Art History from Union College. 

Sarah Parrish is a doctoral candidate in the History of Art & Architecture at Boston University, where her research focuses on contemporary fiber art in a global context. Her writing has been published in The Journal of Design and Culture in addition to several exhibition catalogues and art magazines.

2016-2017 SEQUITUR Editorial Team
Senior Editors: Sasha Goldman, Jordan Karney Chaim, Erin McKellar
Junior Editors: Lydia Harrington, Joseph Saravo
Faculty Advisor: Professor Ross Barrett
Special Thanks to Susan Rice and Chris Spedaliere

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