"One way to talk about art is to talk about drumming. Percussive polyrhythms and percussive ensembles provide a framework for thinking about aesthetic, expressive, political, and curatorial forms more broadly," Anthony Huberman says.
Anthony Huberman is the Director and Chief Curator of the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco. Recent projects include solo shows of newly commissioned work by Lydia Ourahmane, Vincent Fecteau, Adam Linder, Diamond Stingily, and Laura Owens, among others, as well as long-term research programs with Cecilia Vicuña, David Hammons, Dodie Bellamy, Seth Price, and Joan Jonas. He has also curated exhibitions at MoMA PS1 and SculptureCenter in New York, Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis, ICA London, Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Secession in Vienna, and co-curated the 2014 Liverpool Biennial. Major group exhibitions include Drum Listens to Heart (2022), Mechanisms (2017), For the blind man in the dark room looking for the black cat that isn't there (2009), and Grey Flags (2006), Recent books include What happens between the knots? (2022), Where are the tiny revolts? (2020), Abbas to Yuki: Writing Alongside Exhibitions (2019), and Today We Should Be Thinking About (2015). Huberman was the Founding Director of The Artist's Institute at Hunter College in New York.