Martha Kirszenbaum (born in 1983 in Vitry-sur-Seine, France) is a curator and writer based in Paris and Los Angeles. She graduated from Sciences-Po in Paris and Columbia University in New York with an M.A. in Political History and Cultural Studies. Kirszenbaum is the curator for the French Pavilion of the 58th Venice Biennale, represented by Laure Prouvost. She founded and directed Fahrenheit, an exhibition space and residency program in Los Angeles (2014 – 2017). Kirszenbaum has organised exhibitions, screenings, performances and talks at renowned international institutions such as the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, United Kingdom; the Palais de Tokyo, Fondation Ricard and Kadist in Paris, France; the Astrup Fearnley Museet in Oslo and the Kunstall Stavanger, in Norway; the Beirut Art Center, in Lebanon; 221A in Vancouver, Canada, among others. She is a regular contributor to Flash Art, Mousse, CURA and Kaleidoscope among other publications, and has led seminars at UCLA, Université Paris VIII, and Parsons in Paris. Martha Kirszenbaum is currently in residence at the Cité internationale des arts.
Last update: November 31st, 2019.