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Jordan Carter

Jordan Carter is Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago. From 2015 to 2017, he was a Curatorial Fellow for Visual Arts at the Walker Art Center. He holds a BA from Brown University, where he earned his degree in Modern Culture and Media; and an MA in Art History from London’s Courtauld Institute of Art, where his thesis focused on the intersections between key figures around Fluxus and Conceptual Art. Jordan has worked in museums in the US and abroad, most recently as the 12-Month Fluxus Collection Intern at the Museum of Modern Art, where he researched and interpreted MoMA’s Fluxus collection and assisted in the realization of the exhibition There Will Never Be Silence: Scoring John Cage's 4'33." Jordan also hails from the Studio Museum in Harlem (where he served as a Curatorial Intern) and the Centre Pompidou in Paris (where he was a Research Intern). He has also worked at bitforms gallery, and generated independent curatorial projects in New York.