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Michael Connor

Adjunct, Class of

Courses Taught: Participatory Art & Media
Art of the Archive

Michael Connor is a New York-based curator and media historian. In
September 2009, Connor founded Marian Spore, a 16,000 square foot
accumulative museum of contemporary art in Industry City, Brooklyn.
Connor also acted as co-curator of 'Screen Worlds', a permanent
exhibition that explores screen culture in all its forms, which opened
in September 2009 at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. His
2008 exhibition The New Normal, exploring the theme of privacy in
artists' work, is currently touring through Independent Curators
International.

Previously, Connor worked as Head of Exhibitions at BFI Southbank in
London. While there, he established a new gallery dedicated to
artists' film, video, and new media, as well as an interactive moving
image archive known as the Mediatheque. Connor's next project, the
inaugural exhibition at the Toronto Film Festival's new venue, opens
in September 2010.