Orit Gat is a writer based in New York City. She writes about contemporary art, publishing, internet culture, and the meeting points between these areas. Her focus is on the changing landscape of publishing online, the effect the Internet has had on art criticism, and the different ways in which technology informs our engagement with contemporary art, from web-based platforms for viewing and selling artworks to the creation of online-first works and institutions.
Orit Gat’s writing is published regularly in Rhizome, where she is the features editor, and has appeared in frieze, ArtReview, Art Agenda, Flash Art, the Art Newspaper, the Brooklyn Rail, Spike Art Quarterly, BOMB magazine, Review 31, LEAP, and Modern Painters. She is a contributing editor of the White Review and Momus and is currently the managing editor of WdW Review (published by Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, Netherlands) and aCCeSsions (published by the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College). She teaches at CCS Bard and the City College of New York and organizes a class through the Public School New York in which participants read and meet to discuss a single issue of a different art magazine on a monthly basis. She also coordinates a corresponding group that meets at Open School East in London.