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Jenny Schlenzka

post Contributor Associate Curator MoMA PS1

Jenny Schlenzka is the Associate Curator at MoMA PS1, New York where she has been establishing a weekly live program called Sunday Sessions and commissioned larger projects by artists such as Trajal Harrell, Ragnar Kjartansson, Marten Spångberg, and Anne Imhof. Interested in expanding the nature of exhibition making Schlenzka organized Retrospective by Xavier Le Roy (2014) and Anne Imhof: DEAL (2015), both exhibitions with a strong performance component. From 2008-2012 she was Assistant Curator for Performance in the Department of Media and Performance Art at MoMA, where she was the first curator to focus on presenting, collecting, as well as exhibiting performance-based art, and where she co-organized the Performance Exhibition Series with artists like Tehching Hsieh, Simone Forti, Roman Ondák, Jerome Bel, and Allora & Calzadilla, among many others. Prior to working at the Museum, Schlenzka worked as a curatorial liaison between KW, Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin and P.S.1, Contemporary Art Center, New York

Photo credit: Jen DeNike