THE CRITICAL DIALOGUE SERIES - Prem Krishnamurthy
Prem Krishnamurthy is a Founding Principal of design studio Projects, recipient of the Cooper Hewitt’s 2015 National Design Award for Communication Design, the USA's highest recognition in the field. He has collaborated with museums and institutions such as the Art Institute of Chicago, Bozar Brussels, Carnegie International 2018, Cooper Hewitt, Guggenheim, Harvard, Istanbul Design Biennial, M+, MoMA, Performa, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, RISD Museum, SALT Istanbul, Whitney, and Yale University Art Gallery on significant identity, spatial, publication, and interactive projects. From 2012–2017, his experimental gallery P! in New York City's Chinatown presented projects with Åbäke, Mel Bochner, Katarina Burin, Heman Chong, HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?, Elaine Lustig Cohen, Mathew Hale, Leslie Hewitt, Maryam Jafri, Christopher Kulendran Thomas, Karel Martens, Moniker, Brian O‘Doherty, Société Réaliste, Wong Kit Yi, and others. He has curated exhibitions and programs at Para Site (Hong Kong), SALT (Istanbul), and the Austrian Cultural Forum New York. Recent books as co-editor include MATRIX/Berkeley: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Speculation, Now, and Draw It With Your Eyes Closed: The Art of the Art Assignment. Prem is the Associate Editor of the art journal Paper Monument, and serves on the advisory boards of Triple Canopy and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School. He has taught and lectured in art, architecture, and design programs, non-profit spaces, museums, and universities worldwide, and is on faculty at the Bard Center for Curatorial Studies and Barnard College.