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Meghan Forbes

post Editorial Team C-MAP Fellow for Central and Eastern Europe The Museum of Modern Art Website

Meghan Forbes is a Contemporary and Modern Art Perspectives (C-MAP) Fellow for Central and Eastern Europe at the Museum of Modern Art. She holds a PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, having completed her dissertation “In the Middle of It All: Prague, Brno, and the Avant-Garde Networks of Interwar Europe” in 2016. Meghan has received numerous fellowships and grants for this project, including an IIE Fulbright for archival research in Berlin for the 2014-2015 academic year. At the Bauhaus-Archiv there, she researched the connections between the school's leading figures and those of the Czech avant-garde, and her scholarly writing on this subject has been published in the magazine Umění/Art, the journal of the Institute for Art History in Prague. She is also in the early stages of writing a monograph on the photographer Lucia Moholy, and her essay on Moholy's life for the Michigan Quarterly Review was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Elsewhere, Meghan's reviews, essays, and translations have appeared in Literary Hub, Music & Literature, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Words Without Borders, and on post. Meghan is the creator and coeditor of harlequin creature, an arts & literary journal that aims to engage th public in creative production through community workshops, conducted at such public institutions as the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Dia:Beacon, and 826. Photo: Sasha Arutyunova, 2014.