As part of P!CKER, designer, curator, and educator Prem Krishnamurthy leads an interdisciplinary workshop at Stanley Picker Gallery, open to advanced students from Kingston University. This discursive and applied seminar will focus on questions of identity, exhibition making, graphic design, experimental pedagogy, and beyond.
Students who wish to sign up are required to submit a short expression of interest (50-100 words maximum) by email to S.Bottai@kingston.ac.uk, including their area of research/specialisation.
Prem Krishnamurthy is a Founding Principal of design studio Project Projects, recipient of the Cooper Hewitt’s 2015 National Design Award for Communication Design, the USA’s highest recognition in the field. From 2012–2017, Prem established and led the experimental gallery P! in New York City’s Chinatown, while also curating exhibitions and programs at Para Site (Hong Kong), SALT (Istanbul), and the Austrian Cultural Forum New York. Recent books as co-editor include Speculation, Now and Draw It With Your Eyes Closed: The Art of the Art Assignment. He has taught and lectured in art and design programs, non-profit spaces, museums, and universities worldwide, and is on faculty at the Bard Center for Curatorial Studies and Barnard College.