ATC Lecture — Tanya Zimbardo, “Black Sun: Reflections on Otto Piene and Aldo Tambellini”

Otto Piene, The Proliferation of the Sun, 1966-67, 2014 at Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin; photo: Jasmine Powell

Otto Piene, The Proliferation of the Sun, 1966-67, 2014 at Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin; photo: Jasmine Powell

Tanya Zimbardo is a contemporary art curator based in San Francisco. As the assistant curator of media arts at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), Zimbardo is currently curating the exhibitions Runa Islam: Verso and New Work: Kerry Tribe and co-curating Nam June Paik and Soundtracks. Zimbardo has organized and co-organized exhibitions and select screening programs at SFMOMA. Current and recent guest curatorial projects in the Bay Area include Organic Logic, 500 Capp Street; Equilibrium: A Paul Kos Survey, di Rosa; Public Works: Artists’ Interventions 1970s-Now, Mills College Art Museum; and Versions: Kristin Lucas and Judy Malloy, Krowswork. Zimbardo has guest organized screenings at Artists’ Television Access, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts; University of California, Berkeley, and for SF Cinematheque. Her recent projects and writing are primarily centered on the history of exhibitions and site-specific works associated with experimental media, performance, conceptual art, and online projects. Zimbardo is participating in the 2017 researcher-in-residence program at Signal Culture, New York.




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