About Kristina Lee Podesva

Kristina Lee Podesva is an artist, writer, teacher, and editor who works at the intersection of art making, writing, and publishing. She is currently the Editor & Publisher of B R U N A Press + Archive based in Bellingham, Washington.

From 2005 to 2015, she edited the contemporary art journal Fillip and has co-edited the publications Tradición versus Modernidad (Tradition versus Modernity), Sur: Volume 1, 100% Vancouver, and Institutions by Artists: Volume 1.

Her artwork has appeared in exhibitions at Artspeak (Vancouver), Darling Foundry (Montreal), Museum of Contemporary Art (Denver), No Soul for Sale at the Tate (London), Dorsky Gallery (Long Island City), and the Power Plant (Toronto), among other venues. In addition, her publication-based art has appeared in various books and catalogues including Waking Up from the Nightmare of Participation, Recipes for an Encounter, and The F Word.

She has presented artist talks and other lectures internationally including at the Alexandria Contemporary Arts Forum (Alexandria), Arco Art Fair (Madrid), Art in General (NY), Art Metropole (Toronto), Banff Centre for the ArtsCasco (Utrecht), the Justine M. Barnicke gallery (Toronto), Kadist Art Foundation (San Francisco), MOMA (NY), the Power Plant (Toronto), SFMOMA, the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art (San Francisco), Werkplaats Typografie (Arnhem), the Vancouver Art Gallery (Vancouver), and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco).

She has taught in the MFA, BA, and Curatorial Practice MA programs at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco; the BA and Low Residency Masters of Applied Arts program at Emily Carr University in Vancouver; and the MFA Critical and Pedagogical Studies Programme at the Malmö Art Academy at Lund University in Malmö, Sweden.

Contact: kristina at brunapress dot org