Warren Neidich has used written texts, neon light sculptures, paintings and photographs to create cross-pollinating conceptual works that reflect upon situations at the border zones of art, science, and social justice. He is founder and director of the Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art, which will focus this summer on “Deep Ecology in the Cognitive Capitalocene,” in collaboration with The Brooklyn Rail. Selected solo and group exhibitions include the Venice Biennale, Whitney Museum of American Art, P.S.1 MOMA, White Columns, Artists Space (NYC), Walker Art Center, MIT List Visual Art Center (Cambridge, MA), Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, National Museum of American Art (Washington, DC), Queens Museum, Museum Ludwig (Köln, Germany), Haus Der Kunst (Munich, Germany), Zentrum für Kunst and Media (Karlsruhe, Germany), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin, Germany), Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Kunsthalle Nuremberg, ICA London, Palais Tokyo (Paris, France) and Villa Arson (Nice, France). His work has been the subject of over 150 magazine and newspaper articles including The New York Times, Time Magazine, Artforum, Art in America, Kunstforum International, The Art Newspaper, Smithsonian Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Hyperallergic, Artnet, GQ, Forbes, Vogue IT, Monopol, Performance Art Journal, American Photographer, Time Out, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Los Angeles Times,The Village Voice, and Frieze. Recent awards include Stiftung Kunstfonds NEUSTART KULTUR (2020 and 2021), Hauptstadtkulturfonds (2021), and Katalogförderung des Berliner Senats (2017). Neidich currently works between New York City and Berlin.


Christina Strassfield With over 30 years of experience as a nonprofit cultural executive, Christina Mossaides Strassfield is Southampton Arts Center’s newly appointed Executive Director advancing the Center’s mission of community building through the arts.
Previously, as Museum Director and Chief Curator of Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton for almost 30 years, Ms. Strassfield’s artistic leadership, management, and curatorial standout achievements included their exemplary exhibition schedule and transforming the museum into a vital Mecca for visual arts that has been recognized with reviews in major publications such as The New York Times, Art in America, and Art News, among many others.
Ms. Strassfield has been published in various catalogs and articles; has participated in symposiums, educational talks, and numerous panels; and has appeared on News 12, NPR, and WLIW TV and radio. Continual involvement in the arts includes serving on boards and committees of LongHouse Foundation and Long Island Museum Association and as a member of the prestigious ARTTable, which recognizes leadership roles by women in the Arts. Her community involvement includes years on the Southampton School Board, as well as the Finance and Audit, Academic Advisory, and Academic Enrichment Committees. Since 2019 she has served on NYFA’s (New York Foundation for the Arts) Nominating Committee.
Ms. Strassfield holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Art History and Anthropology and a Master’s Degree in Art History from Queens College, CUNY. She lives with her husband in Water Mill, NY.


Anuradha Vikram is a writer, curator, and educator born in New York and based in Los Angeles. They are co-curator of the 2024 Portland Biennial and guest curator of the Getty Pacific Standard Time Art and Science exhibition Atmosphere of Sound: Sonic Art in Times of Climate Disruption (2024–25) at UCLA Art Sci Center. Recent curatorial projects include Jaishri Abichandani: Flower-Headed Children at Craft Contemporary, Los Angeles, Swept Away: Love Letter to a Surrogate at Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York, and eX-aMEN-ing Masculinities with LA Freewaves at Los Angeles State Historic Park in 2022.
Vikram’s book Decolonizing Culture (Sming Sming Books, 2017) helped initiate a global movement to decolonize arts institutions and monuments. They have written for art periodicals and publications from Paper Monument, Heyday Press, Routledge, and Oxford University Press. They are an Editorial Board member at X-TRA and an editor at X Artists’ Books.
Vikram is faculty at UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture. They hold an MA in Curatorial Practice from California College of the Arts and a BS in Studio Art from NYU.


Renée Petropoulos is the 2019 recipient of the Santa Monica Artist Fellowship and she was a 2019 Iaspis International Grant holder in Stockholm, and artist in residence at the Palm Springs Museum of Art as well as Artist in Residence at 18th Street Arts Center in October 2019 with Arturo Hernandez of Oaxaca Mexico. In 2020 she had a solo exhibition at As-Is Gallery in Los Angeles. Most recently, 2022, she created a performance at the Wende Museum and the Broad Museum with her performance, Analog Among Nations: W&B, 2022 and OUTBURST: Conjugation 2, in Athens Greece, 2022. She has received numerous awards and residencies including a COLA Fellowship, California Arts Council Grant, and Rome Prize Finalist to name a few. She has also completed numerous public projects across the nation and in Europe, Mexico and Central America. Currently she is co-curating Swept Away Love Letter to a Surrogate 2022-2023, and is a founding member of FRDLP. Petropoulos is professor Emeritus at Otis College of Art and Design in the Graduate Fine Arts and where she is presently teaching a collaborative course on Arnold Schoenberg.


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