Alan Gilbert will write a series of articles and reviews that document counter-globalism in contemporary art and visual culture. His focus will be on younger artists, artists of color, female artists, LGBTQI+ artists, and international artists imagining future possibilities for art and community formation. These writings will seek to address alternative exhibition platforms, artists’ writings, and interdisciplinary projects, as well as sound, environmental, and online works in an effort to advance a discussion of socially engaged art and the rapidly increasing interconnections of image, text, and performance within virtual, digital, and social media milieus.

Alan Gilbert’s art writing has appeared in Aperture, Artforum, BOMB, the Brooklyn Rail, Cabinet, e-flux journal, 4Columns, frieze, Hyperallergic, Modern Painters, Parkett, the Village Voice, among others. He has contributed art catalogue essays and entries for a number of biennials, group shows, and solo exhibitions. He is the website editor for BOMB and a contributing editor to art-agenda. He is the author of Another Future: Poetry and Art in a Postmodern Twilight (Wesleyan University Press, 2006) and two books of poetry. Gilbert has taught poetry, art writing, art history, and studio art at Columbia University, Sarah Lawrence College, Wesleyan University, the School of Visual Arts, Parsons The New School for Design, and Cooper Union.