11 May 2017
Larissa Harris is a curator at the Queens Museum. Recent exhibitions at the Queens Museum include Red Lines Housing Crisis Learning Center, a project on home finance by artist and urban designer Damon Rich; The Curse of Bigness, which featured major works by Survival Research Laboratories, J. Morgan Puett, and Dexter Sinister; and the first US museum presentation of Korean video and performance artist Sung Hwan Kim. In addition, Harris organized a new long-term artist residency in Corona, Queens, with the first artist-in-residence being visual artist Tania Bruguera. From 2004 to 2008, she was associate director at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she produced new works by Michael Smith, John Malpede, and Xavier Le Roy, and instituted a visiting artist series featuring Vito Acconci, Miranda July, and Judith Barry. Harris served as an evaluator for Pew Fellowships in 2015 and a panelist for Pew Fellowships in 2017.