Prem Krishnamurthy is a designer, author, and educator. His multifaceted work explores the role of art as an agent of transformation at an individual, collective, and structural level. He received the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for Communications Design in 2015 and KW Institute for Contemporary Art’s “A Year With . . .” residency fellowship in 2018. He has curated several large-scale exhibitions, including FRONT International 2022: Oh, Gods of Dust and Rainbows. His book-length epistolary essay, On Letters, was published in 2022. He currently directs Wkshps and the Department of Transformation.
In this fourth conversation, Prem Krishnamurthy, Artistic Director for FRONT International 2022, speaks with Zippora Elders, Co-Curator of sonsbeek20→24, about the pros and cons of curating large-scale cyclical exhibitions.