Jeffrey Kastner is the senior editor of Cabinet and was formerly senior editor of ARTnewsand a contributing editor for Art Monthly and Art/Text. A regular contributor to Artforum, his writing has appeared in a wide variety of news and cultural publications, including Afterall,Bookforum, the Economist, frieze, and the New York Times. His work has been included in numerous books, including, most recently, Land, Art: A Cultural Ecology Handbook (Royal Society, 2006), Fusion/Confusion (Museum Folkwang, 2008), PhotoEspana (PhotoEspana, 2008), and Experimental Geography (Melville House, 2008). Kastner was the editor of Land and Environmental Art (Phaidon, 1998) and co-editor of Plop: Recent Projects of the Public Art Fund (Merrell, 2004), Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fake Estates (Cabinet Books, 2005), and Curiosity and Method: Ten Years of Cabinet Magazine (Cabinet Books, 2012). His most recent book is Nature, a volume in the Documents of Contemporary Art series published by MIT and the Whitechapel Gallery. Kastner has also published catalogue essays on such artists as Doug Aitken, Jeremy Blake, Willie Doherty, Tomás Saraceno, and Sarah Sze. His most recent essay, “Lost Horizon,” is published in Anton Ginzburg: At the Back of the North Wind (Hatje Cantz, 2012).
2009 — Short-Form Writing