Julie Ault is an artist, curator, writer, editor, and exhibition designer. She often assumes curatorial and editorial roles as forms of artistic practice. Her work emphasizes interrelationships between cultural production and politics, frequently engaging historical inquiry. In 1979, Ault cofounded Group Material, whose practice explored the relationship between art, activism, and politics until disbanding in 1996. Ault’s recent exhibitions include: Ever Ephemeral, Remembering and Forgetting in the Archive, Signal and Inter Arts Center, Malmö, 2011, and No-Stop City High-Rise: a conceptual equation, with Martin Beck, for the São Paulo Biennial, 2010. Her publications include: (FC) Two Cabins by James Benning (2011); Show and Tell: A Chronicle of Group Material (2010); and Felix Gonzalez-Torres, (2006), among others.
Image Credit: Installation view of Ever Ephemeral, Remembering and Forgetting in the Archive, Signal, Malmo, 2011 [pictured: Work by Danh Vo and Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ collection of clocks].