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Howie Chen is a New York–based curator who is a co-founder of Dispatch, a curatorial production office and project space. He has organized exhibitions and programs at the Whitney Museum of American Art, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, The Kitchen, Circuit (Switzerland), IMO (Copenhagen) among others. In 2003, with artist Mika Tajima, he formed New Humans, a moniker for collaborations with musicians, artists and designers, including Vito Acconci, Charles Atlas, C. Spencer Yeh, among others. In 2010, Chen co-founded JEQU, a project to assess how sociological and cultural economic approaches to art world debates can augment artistic critique. Past presentations include Olav Velthuis and Luc Boltanski (forthcoming publication with Primary Information). Currently he directs the online art platform Collection of and teaches at Rhode Island School of Design and New York University.
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