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Sophie Kovel is an artist, writer, and translator
based in Northern California and New York.

sophiekovel@gmail.com


Education

Columbia University, MFA Candidate, New Genres

Barnard College, Columbia University, B.A. (with Honors & Distinction)


Conversations

2019 Artcritical, Panel on the 2019 Whitney Biennial, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY


Awards, Grants & Residencies 

2020
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2020 School for Poetic Computation, New York, NY       

2018 CJC Fund, Barnard College, New York, NY

2018 Barnard Visual Arts Department Grant, New York, NY

2017 Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory (MI-LAB) Residency, Fuji-Kawaguchiko-cho, Japan

2017 Weatherhead East Asian Institute Fellowship, Columbia University


Selected Exhibitions

2021 The Spring Exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen

2020 The Collaborative Center for Storm, Space & Seismic Research 

2019 Social Photography VII, Carriage Trade, curated by Peter Scott, New York, NY

2019 On-site, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2018 Radial Blur, Louise McCagg Gallery, Barnard College, New York, NY (curated by
Vanessa Thill)
            

Selected Publications & Published Work

2021  Shana Moulton, Whispering Pines 10, Spike Magazine (Issue #67)

2020  Thaddeus Mosley, Karma, Artforum

2020  Bouchra Khalili: The Radical Ally, BOMB Magazine (Issue #151)

2019  John Giorno: DO THE UNDONE, Sperone Westwater, Brooklyn Rail

2019  Mrinalini Mukherjee: Phenomenal Nature, Met Breuer, Frieze (Issue #205)

2019  Chim↑Pom, Art in General, Artforum

2018  Steve Locke, yours mine & ours, Artforum

2018  Journal for Art Criticism, Journalism or Romanticism?
     
2017  Ratrock Magazine, Columbia University, interview

2017  Echoes Magazine, Columbia University, Picturing


2017  Journal for Art Criticism, Interior Service Only

2017  Ratrock Magazine, Columbia University, artist profile

2017  “Cross my heart” (Translation of Chris Marker’s “Croix de bois et chemin de fer,” Esprit, Jan. 1951)                
2017 “It was a strange thing” (Translation of Chris Marker’s text from the French edition booklet of La Jetée – Sans Soleil


Professional Experience

Assistant Editor at BOMB Magazine, Brooklyn, NY March 2021–Present

Editorial Assistant at BOMB Magazine, Brooklyn, NY June 2019–2021

Freelance critic at Artforum, The Brooklyn Rail, Frieze, and other publications, 2018–Present

Exhibition research and publication support for the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Hauser & Wirth, and other institutions 2018–2020



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