Wendy Vogel is a writer and curator based in Brooklyn, New York. She received her Master’s degree from Bard’s Center for Curatorial Studies. A former editor at Flash Art International, Modern Painters and Art in America, she has contributed to Artforum.com, art-agenda, Art Lies, Art Review, Brooklyn Rail, frieze, and The New York Times, among other publications. Wendy’s research interests include legacies of feminist and identity-based practice, as well as the performative and ethical questions around contemporary art production and criticism.
Wendy worked closely with Peter Halley, the former publisher of index magazine, to edit a history of the downtown alternative-arts publication. index A to Z: art, design, fashion, film and music in the indie era was published by Rizzoli in April 2014.
She has organized or co-organized curatorial projects at venues including the Hessel Museum at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY; Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany; The Kitchen, New York; and Abrons Arts Center, New York.
Wendy has been selected to organize the second edition of VOLTA NY’s Curated Section, in a 2,600-square-foot space at the center of the fair. Titled Your Body Is A Battleground, the project will be on view from March 1-5, 2017, on Pier 90 in New York City.