Robyn Farrell, The Art Institute of Chicago

Robyn Farrell is Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) where she curates the moving image program in the Donna and Howard Stone Gallery for Film, Video, and New Media and has helped organize several exhibitions and collection presentations at the AIC, including Kara Walker: Rise Up Ye Mighty Race! (2013), Frances Stark: Intimism (2015), Kemang Wa Lehulere: In All My Wildest Dreams (2016), Dennis Oppenheim: Projections (2016), and Zhang Peili: Record. Repeat (2017). She is an internationally recognized scholar on the work of German filmmaker and video art producer Gerry Schum, including his landmark art on television broadcasts such as Land Art (1969). She spoke most recently at the Herbert Foundation in Ghent, Belgium, in 2017 and organized the first formal program of Schum’s work in Chicago and New York in 2014.