curriculum vitae
Anthony Auerbach

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Education

Researcher, Theory Department, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands, 2007–2008

PhD, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London (Prof. Norman Bryson), 2004

Graduate studies, Centre for Drawing Research, Royal College of Art, London (Prof. Deanna Petherbridge), 1998–2001

MA Advanced Architecture, University of North London (London Metropolitan)
(Prof. Florian Beigel), 1996

Fine Art Studies: Camberwell School of Art and Crafts, London; University of Witwartersrand, Johannesburg; Bezalel School of Art, Jerusalem; Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, University of Oxford, 1984–1986


Instruction (other than occasional lectures)

Post Pensive Image, seminar, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Netherlands, 2008

Relations of Representation, seminar, International Summer School for Art Curators, Yerevan, Armenia, 2008

Lecturer in theory of architecture: University of Westminster, London, 1994

Lecturer in architecture: University of North London (London Metropolitan), 1993–95


Grants and awards (other than for exhibition production)

Jan van Eyck Academie Research Stipend, 2007–2008

Arts Council of England Research Grant, 2005–2006

Josef and Anni Albers Foundation Research Grant, 2005

Arts and Humanities Research Board Postgraduate Studentship, 2002–2003


Responsible and/or professional positions held (other than research and teaching)

Vargas Organisation, London, Director, 1992–

Austrian Cultural Forum London, Visual Arts Co-ordinator, 1999–2004

International Necronautical Society (INS), Chief of Propaganda (Archiving and Epistemological Critique), 2002–

Video as Urban Condition, Project Director, 2003–


Selected recent exhibitions, conferences, lectures, publications (with links to documentation)

‘Aerial Reconnaissance Berlin’ in The Mattering of Matter: Documents from the Archive of the International Necronautical Society, ed. by Leah Whitman-Salkin, Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2012, pp. 248–254

‘Aerial Reconnaissance’ in Invalid Format: An Anthology of Triple Canopy: Volume 1, ed. by Alexander Provan, Sam Frank and Molly Kleiman, New York: Triple Canopy, 2012, pp. 94–97

‘The Theoretical Eye’, in Journal of Art Historiography, no. 5, December 2011

‘L’œil théoricien by Hubert Damisch’, translated from the French with augmented notes, in Journal of Art Historiography, no. 5, December 2011

‘Mosaic (The State of New York)’, in Bildpunkt Zeitschrift der IG Bildende Kunst, Autumn 2011

‘Grapheus Was Here’, in Drawing a Hypothesis: Figures of Thought, ed. by Nikolaus Gansterer, Vienna/New York: Springer, 2011, pp. 65–76

‘The Migrating Monument’, Tom Vandeputte in conversation with Anthony Auerbach, in Supplement Material, edited by Caspar Frenken and Tom Vandeputte, Rotterdam/London: Perhaps (Perhaps), forthcoming 2011

‘Who is Big Brother? or The Politics of Looking’, in Dérive Zeitschrift für Stadtforschung, no. 42, January 2011

‘Structure Has a Life with Personality’: Art about architecture from the Queens Museum of Art collection, group show, Queens Museum of Art, New York, 2010–2011

‘Letter on Portraiture: Inhabiting the Duration of a Look’, in Ines Lechleitner, Puzzle Box, Maastrcht: Jan van Eyck Academie, 2010

Aerial Reconnaissance Berlin: Dossier submitted in evidence to the INS Inspectorate, London: Vargas Organisation/International Necronautical Society, 2009

‘Marlene Haring’s Choosing is Losing’ co-written by Ursula Maria Probst and Anthony Auerbach , in Photo-ID: Photographers and Scientists Explore Idenity, edited by Keith Roberts, Norwich: Norfolk Contemporary Art Society, 2009, pp. 72–73

‘The Theoretical Eye’, in Dialogues with Others: A Symposium with Hubert Damisch, University of Amsterdam, 2009

‘The World is a Cut-Up’, in Tattered Fragments of the Map, edited by Adam Katz and Brian Rosa, Los Angeles: The Limits of Fun, 2009

Photocartographies, group show curated by Adam Katz and Brian Rosa, g727, Los Angeles, 2009

‘Walter Benjamin’s Monadology’, in Design Studies Forum: Benjamin’s Objects, chaired by Robin Schuldenfrei, College Art Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, 2009

INS Declaration on Inauthenticity, mise-en-sène in collaboration with Laura Hopkins and Tom McCarthy, Tate Britain, London, 2009

‘Disaster’ (for Pascal Bircher, ‘740 pm’) in Semaines, bimestriel pour l'art contemporain, No. 13, Paris, November 2008, pp. 20–25

Tailoring Alterations (Repairs) and Garment in Re-Construction, Third Biennial of Young Artists, group show curated by Ami Barak, Bucharest, 2008

‘I Rode a Gelatin Motorcycle’, in La Journal [sic], Paris: ARC/Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 29 February 2008, p. 25

‘Aerial Reconnaissance’, International Necronautical Society Briefing hosted by Triple Canopy, Freddy’s Backroom, New York, 2008

Video needs art history like a TV set needs a plinth, session chaired by Anthony Auerbach, College Art Association Annual Conference, Dallas, 2008

Empire State Pavilion, solo show, Queens Museum of Art, New York, 2008

‘A Box in the Theatre of the World: Television, Interior and Urban Experience’, in Architecture and the Technological Unconscious, Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Architecture de Paris-La Villette, 2007

‘Imagine no Metaphors: the dialectical image of Walter Benjamin’, in Image [&] Narrative [e-journal], special issue edited by Hanneke Grootenboer, No. 18, September 2007

Prospectus, P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E. Institute Center and Gallery P74, Ljubljana, 2007

Reading Material, International Necronautical Society Lecture, Edinburgh Art Festival, 2007

Voyeurismo, vigilância e TV, screening organised by Eduardo Dejesus in the series Imagempensamento, Palácio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Video as Urban Condition, exhibition and colloquia organised by Anthony Auerbach and Thomas Edlinger, Lentos Museum of Modern Art, Linz, Austria, 2007

Anthony Auerbach, Raphaele Shirley, two-artist exhibition, Marc de Puechredon at Scope, New York, 2007

‘Contesting identity and the meta-praxis of drawing’, in The Practice of Drawing and the Construction of Artistic Identity, chaired by Alicia Weisberg-Roberts, College Art Association Annual Conference, New York, 2007

‘Structural Constellations ...’ Leonardo Top-rated abstracts, 2nd and 3rd Quarter 2006, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Vol. 15, No. 1, 10 February 2007

The Central Line: Drawing as Vital Practice, group show curated by Deanna Petherbridge, PM Gallery & House, London, 2007

‘How video shapes urban experience’, in ReConfigurations: Arts, Humanities, and Technology, Humanities and Technology Association Conference, New York, 2006

Video Yerevan, Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art, Yerevan, 2006

‘Video as Urban Condition’, in Hothaus Papers: Perspectives and Paradigms in Media Arts, edited by Joan Gibbons and Kaye Winwood, Birmingham: Vivid/Article Press, 2006, pp. 155-162

Pantheon: Heroes and Anti-Monuments, group show curated by Daniel Grún, Galéria Medium, Bratislava, 2006

‘The encryption of art history in modernist art education’, in Art History and the Art School: the Sensibilities of Labour, chaired by Malcolm Quinn, Association of Art Historians Annual Conference, University of Leeds, 2006

Video as Urban Condition, Paço das Artes, São Paolo, Brazil, 2006

‘Interpreting Urban Screens’, in First Monday, Special Issue 4, 6 February 2006

A Day’s Work, solo show, ART2102, Los Angeles, 2005

‘Interpreting Urban Screens’, in Urban Screens, Institute of Network Cultures/Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2005

‘Things. Places. Years.’ (with German translation by Bettina Steinbrügge), in Klub Zwei, in Zusammenarbeit mit, edited by Annette Südbeck, Vienna: Secession, 2005, pp. 34–39

Curating Degree Zero Archive, group show, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin, and tour, 2005

International Necronautical Society Inspectorate, Berlin: Aerial Reconnaissance Phase, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin, 2005

Video-café, Burundi Media Art Organisation, Bratislava, 2005

‘I am not a feminist. I am normal’, organised by Anthony Auerbach and Marlene Haring, Austrian Cultural Forum, London, 2004

Video as Urban Condition, Austrian Cultural Forum, London, 2004

‘Things. Places. Years. a film by Klub Zwei’, in Lasso, No. 1 Lüneburg: Halle für Kunst/Frankfurt am Main: Revolver, 2004, pp. 88–92 (German), 151–153 (English)

Calling All Agents: International Necronautical Society Broadcasting Unit, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 2004

(editor) Calling All Agents: Transmission, Death, Technology, General Secretary’s Report to the International Necronautical Society by Tom McCarthy, London: Vargas Organisation, 2003

‘Build Your Own City: report on the Shanghai Biennial’, in Kulturisse, Vienna, no. 1, 2003, pp. 32–33

Franz West and Friends, group show, Austrian Cultural Forum, London, 2003

International Necronautical Society Second First Committee Hearings: Transmission, Death, Technology, Cubitt Gallery, London, 2002

Mons Veneris: Female Geographies, organised by Anthony Auerbach and Rosa Reitsamer, Austrian Cultural Forum, London, 2002

(editor) Art Extraterritorial: Visual Arts Programme 1999–2002
London: Vargas Organisation, 2002

Art in Media Space: Museum in Progress, organised by Anthony Auerbach and Sabine Dreher, Austrian Cultural Forum, London, 2002

(editor) Navigation Was Always a Difficult Art, General Secretary’s Report to the International Necronautical Society by Tom McCarthy, London: Vargas Organisation, 2002