Mark Pieterson will write a series of articles on conceptual practices from artists in the African diaspora to examine how these artists think and work through ideas about value, material, and cultural/economic exchange.          

Mark Pieterson is a writer, curator, and public administrator. His research interests include social reproduction, economic and labor history, gender and sexual studies, and architecture. His writing has appeared in Art in America, Texte zur Kunst, and X-TRA, as well as in exhibition catalogs.