Dale Radio Season 6: Miriam Katz

Miriam Katz, keeping panel discussions hilarious since 2012.

Miriam Katz, keeping panel discussions hilarious since 2012.

Dale unpacks some hidden knowledge about art and comedy in this conversation with curator and writer, Miriam Katz. The two discuss unfunny museums, the enduring influence of great comedians, and what it’s like to spend time on a seafaring vessel surrounded by humor enthusiasts.

Miriam Katz is a Brooklyn-based curator and writer. She hosts the wonderful monthly podcast, The Breakdown. She has organized exhibitions and performances for MoMA PS1, The Kitchen, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Art21, and Columbia University. Since 2007, she has written regularly for publications such as Artforum, artforum.com, Bookforum, bookforum.com, and Flash Art, and has been a visiting critic at Columbia University, New York University, Parsons The New School for Design, the School of Visual Arts, Art Omi, Smack Mellon, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Lehman College, and the Bard Center for Curatorial Studies. Katz works as a writer and editorial researcher for Artforum. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude from the Comparative Literature Department of Barnard College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Art History from Hunter College.

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