Carin Kuoni (M.A. University of Zurich; B.A. Sorbonne) is Director of the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School. From 1998 to 2003, she was Director of Exhibitions at Independent Curators International, from 1992 to 1997 Director of The Swiss Institute in New York. She is a founding member of the artists’ collective REPOhistory (1989-2000) and has curated and co-curated numerous transdisciplinary exhibitions on issues such as contemporary Native American identity and colonial, 19th century portraiture (Red River Crossings, Swiss Institute); democratic, participatory processes (OURS: Democracy in the Age of Branding, Parsons The New School for Design); artistic and social networks (The Grand Tour, Swiss Institute, #searchunderoccupy, Parsons); or agency (The Puppet Show, ICA Philadelphia et al). Kuoni is editor or co-editor of anthologies such as Energy Plan for the Western Man: Joseph Beuys in America, Words of Wisdom: A Curator’s Vade Mecum, Considering Forgiveness, and Speculation, Now.