Core 2013–14 Critics in Residence

Patrik Haggren

Patrik Haggren (second-year critic) received his MA in Museum Studies from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2012, where he also earned a BA in Ethnography in 2009. In 2011 he worked as a production assistant and catalog editor  for the organizers of the Gothenburg Biennial for Contemporary Art. He co-curated the exhibitions Surplus Work: the Non/Display of Swedish Labor Movement Art (2011), which was held at Gallery Rotor in Gothenburg,and Entr'acte (2012), a sequence of screenings, lectures and performative talks that took place at Göteborg's Konsthall. Since 2011 Haggren has been an editor and contributor to WITNAS, an international journal for critique and arts writing. During the summer of 2012, he was a teaching assistant at Galleri Experimentell, a curatorial course offered at Valand School of Fine Art, Gothenburg.

Hanna Yoo

Hanna Yoo (first-year critic) received her MA in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2012 and BA in Archaeology and Art History from Seoul National University in South Korea in 2009. Yoo has interned at galleries and museums  to help develop projects such as John Armleder: Selected Furniture Sculpture 1979-2012 at Swiss Institute/Contemporary Art in New York and Other Primary Structures at the Jewish Museum in New York that revisits the legendary exhibition of Minimalist sculpture Primary structures (1966). As an independent curator, Yoo recently co-organized two exhibitions, There Is A Body On Screen! in Shenyang and Post Photographies in Shanghai, China, which explore the potential of 3D graphic technology in contemporary art.