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Fisher, Jean

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United Kingdom

Jean Fisher teaches the Curating Contemporary Art course at the Royal College of Art, London, and is Professor of Fine Art and Transcultural Studies at Middlesex University. During the 1980s she was a regular contributor to Artforum International, co-curated exhibitions of contemporary Native American art with the artist Jimmie Durham, and taught in the School of Visual Arts, State University of New York at Old Westbury and the Whitney' Independent Study Program. Fisher is the former editor of the international quarterly Third Text, and the editor of the anthologies, Global Visions: Towards a New Internationalism in the Visual Arts (1994), Reverberations: Tactics of Resistance, Forms of Agency (2000) and, with Gerardo Mosquera, Over Here: International Perspectives on Art and Culture(2004). A selection of her essays, Vampire in the Text, was published by Iniva in 2003. She has written on the work of numerous artists, most recently Francis Alÿs, Sonia Boyce, James Coleman, Jimmie Durham and Willie Doherty. 

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