Residency Period: March - April 2016
Federica Bueti (b.1982) is an art critic, editor, researcher and occasional curator living in Berlin and Oslo. In 2011, she co-founded and is editor of …ment, journal for contemporary culture, art and politics (www.journalment.org). Her work explores economies of writing and reading, desires, class, and gender. She is currently working on her PhD on artists’ writing and feminist practices at the Royal College of Art, London.
Her writing has appeared in various magazines, including Frieze and Frieze d/e, art-agenda, X-TRA, Flash Art, Three Letter Words Magazine, and Performa. Her critical and poetic writing has appeared in many artists’ monographs and critical anthologies. Her writings, lecture-performances and video collaborations have been included in exhibitions such as A Needle Walks into a Haystack, Liverpool Biennale; 8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin; Pull Bite Rally, NCAD Gallery, Dublin; I cannot repeat what I hear, Kunstverein Hamburg/Captain Petzel; breathing house, la maison respire, Parc Saint Léger Centre d’art contemporain, France; The Aesthetic of Resistance, Wien/Berlin; Architecture and Ideology, HKW, Berlin; It was an unusual way of doing politics..., HKW, Berlin; and One day everything will be free, SALT, Istanbul. She has read her works and lectured at numerous institutional venues, including at Witte de With, Rotterdam; Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam; Triple Canopy, New York; dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel; FFT Düsseldorf and Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf; International Academy of Art Palestine, Ramallah; Espai de Art Contemporany de Castellon; Kunstraum Niederoesterreich; Bat Yam Museum, Tel Aviv; and Sheffield Hallam University. In 2012, in collaboration with Archive Kabinett, Berlin, she initiated the performative reading series Rhythms, Voices and Ties which hosted readings by Olivia Dunbar, Ruth Buchanan, Patricia Reed, Jeremiah Day and Michael Baers, and Alex Martinis Roe.
Bueti was a resident at Zentrum Paul Klee Sommerakademie, Bern, Switzerland in 2013. She was educated at University of Milan Iulm and Brera Academy of Art, Milan.