Residency Unlimited


2017 | NYC | Curator

Anna Harsanyi

Curator Name: Anna Harsanyi
Residency Dates: May - October
Born: 1986
Hometown: Timișoara, Romania
Lives & Works: New York, NY

Education: New York University, Master’s in Non-Profit Visual Arts Administration New School University, Bachelor of Arts in Art History

Bio / Statement:

Anna Harsanyi is a curator, educator and arts manager. Her participatory projects and exhibitions have taken place within public and alternative spaces, exploring themes of memory, cultural identity and collective experience. She is working on a project presenting artist engagements with the historic Essex Street Market in New York's Lower East Side. Since January 2015, she has been collaborating with Sheetal Prajapati on Game Night , a series of events centered around play that presents games made by artists. She co-curated Hot & Cold: Revolution in the Present Tense, a public art project in Timișoara and Cluj, Romania which presented three artist projects about the 25th anniversary of the Revolution that ended Communism. In 2014, she was part of the team of curators who organized No Longer Empty's exhibition Through the Parlor , in a former beauty salon in Chinatown.

Anna has worked in education and public programming roles at the Museum of Modern Art, New York Arts Practicum, and A Blade of Grass. She is currently the Project Manager for the Guggenheim Social Practice Initiative at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and she teaches at New School University.