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Misa Jeffereis

Misa Jeffereis is Curatorial Assistant and Public Programs Associate at the Walker Art Center, where she curated Lee Kit: Hold your breath, dance slowly (2016), the Hong Kong artist's first solo exhibition in a US museum, as well as Art at the Center: Guerrilla Girls (2016). She has also organized two conferences: New Circuits: Curating Contemporary Performance (2015), and Avant Museology (2016). From 2012-14, she was Public Programs & Research Coordinator at Independent Curators International in New York. From 2007-10, Jeffereis was Curatorial Associate at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle, where she curated exhibitions on Jeppe Hein, Milton Rogovin, and Chiho Aoshima. Jeffereis has published essays in the exhibition catalogues Ordinary Pictures (2016), Lee Kit: Never (2016), Mnemosyne Atlas (2013), and Notations: The Cage Effect Today (2011). Jeffereis has also written on the work of Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, Morgan Fisher, Trajal Harrell, Rosalind Nashashibi, Benjamin Patterson, and Mika Tajima, among other artists. Jeffereis holds a Master of Arts in Art History from Hunter College.