Writer, critic, and Executive Director of Project X Foundation for Art & Criticism Nora Khan joins Rail contributor Cole Swensen for a conversation on Project X Foundation and X-TRA Contemporary Art Journal. We conclude with a poetry reading Carolyn Ferrucci.
Curator, editor, and writer Nora N. Khan focuses on criticism on digital visual culture, the politics of software, and philosophy of emerging technology. She is the Executive Director of Project X for Art and Criticism, publishing X-TRA Contemporary Art Journal in Los Angeles. She is also a Curator for the next Biennale de L’Image en Mouvement in 2023, hosted by Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève. Khan’s most recent short book is Seeing, Naming, Knowing (Brooklyn Rail), on the logic of machine vision. She frequently writes for publications like Artforum and Art in America, and has written commissioned essays for major exhibitions. Her writing has been honored by a Critical Writing Grant and a Thoma Foundation Arts Writing Award in Digital Art.