Critic and curatorial residency program from Nice

Stay of Emily Butler from 21 to 26 March 2017

ACROSS #9 – March 2017

Emily Butler (1982 – UK) is a curator, writer and translator.
Currently Curator at the Whitechapel Gallery.
She has worked on survey exhibitions such as Electronic Superhighway, 2016, on exhibitions drawn from the collections, on commissions by artists such as Rachel Whiteread, 2012 and Kader Attia, 2013-2014, and major solo presentations by John Stezaker, Wilhelm Sasnal, 2011 and Hannah Höch, 2014. She also curates the Artists’ Film International presentation. Previously, she worked in the Visual Arts Department at the British Council on international touring exhibitions including Tracey Emin at the British Pavilion, Venice Biennale, 2007; Jeremy Deller and Alan Kane’s Folk Archive, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2009 and Flicker, Damascus, 2009.
She also edits and contributes to exhibition catalogues and art publications. Independent projects include Reel Portraits screening at the ICA, London, 2013 and Language Slips, Open Source visual arts festival, London, 2015.
Her area of research is in the issue of language and translation. Butler is particularly interested in artists who reveal the idiosyncrasies or gaps between languages.

A space for talking and office for translation

Thursday 23, Friday 24 and Saturday 25 March
Galerie Eva Vautier, 2 rue Vernier, Nice
(tramway Libération)
Free admission upon booking