The Fall 2023 Artist-in-Residence Agnieszka Kurant (Łódź, Poland, 1978) is a conceptual artist whose work investigates collective and nonhuman intelligence, the future of labor and creativity, and the exploitations within surveillance capitalism.
Kurant is the recipient of the 2020 LACMA A+T Award, the 2019 Frontier Art Prize, and the 2022 Google AMI Award. Her past exhibitions include a solo show at Castello di Rivoli (2021-22) and at Hannover Kunstverein (2023), a commission for the façade of the Guggenheim Museum, New York (2015), a permanent commission for the MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA, a solo shows at the Sculpture Center (2013) and the Polish Pavilion at the 12th Venice Biennale of Architecture (with A. Wasilkowska, 2010). Her work was featured in exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Pompidou Center, the Istanbul Biennial, the SFMOMA, Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Guggenheim Bilbao, CAPC Bordeaux, Kunsthalle Wien, Witte de With, Rotterdam; Moderna Museet; Gamec, Begamo, Whitechapel Art Gallery, the Kitchen, the Milano Triennale, the De Young Museum, San Francisco, Frieze Projects, Performa Biennial, ZKM Karlsruhe. Kurant was an Artist Fellow at the Berggruen Institute (2019-21), a visiting artist at MIT CAST (2018-2019), and held a fellowship at the Smithsonian Institute (2018).