Alison Karasyk Joins Crush Curatorial

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Pleased to announce that Alison Karasyk has joined our team as Curator and Director of Public Programs.

Alison Karasyk (b. 1989) is a curator and writer living and working in New York. She completed her MA at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (CCS Bard) in 2018 and graduated from Oberlin College in 2012 with a double major in Visual Arts and Creative Writing and a minor in Art History. Alison is the 2018 recipient of the Ramapo Curatorial Prize for her MA thesis, An unbound knot in the wind, a group exhibition which built off of her research on the Finnmark Witchcraft Trials and the Steilneset Memorial in Vardø, Norway. Alison was Assistant Curator of the Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF) 2017: I Taste the Future and has held positions at the North Norwegian Arts Center,  Brooklyn Museum, Aperture Foundation and the Museum of Modern Art. Her research interests focus on the intersection of gender, space, memory and materiality.