Visiting Faculty (2020)
Prem Krishnamurthy is a designer and curator based in between Berlin and New York. As a founding principal of award-winning design studio Project Projects, he has collaborated with clients including the Art Institute of Chicago, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Guggenheim Museum, Harvard University, Istanbul Design Biennial, The Jewish Museum, M+ Museum (Hong Kong), MoMA, RISD Museum, SALT Istanbul, Vera List Center for Art & Politics, Whitney Museum, Yale University Art Gallery, and others. Project Projects is a two-time finalist for the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum’s National Design Awards, the USA’s highest award for design.
Prem is also the director/curator of P!, a multidisciplinary exhibition space and gallery in New York City’s Chinatown. Since opening in September 2012, P!’s exhibitions with Åbäke, Mel Bochner, Judith Barry, Katarina Burin, Heman Chong, Elaine Lustig Cohen, Leslie Hewitt, Karel Martens, Moniker, Brian O‘Doherty, Sarah Oppenheimer, Amie Siegel, Société Réaliste, Philippe Van Snick, Wong Kit Yi, The Yams Collective, and others have been covered by publications such as Artforum, Frieze, Art in America, ArtReview, Design Observer, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Wall Street Journal. He has edited books including MATRIX / Berkeley: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art (with Elizabeth Thomas) and Speculation, Now (with Vyjayanthi Rao and Carin Kuoni, forthcoming from Duke University Press in 2015). Prem is the Associate Editor of the art journal Paper Monument and serves on the Board of Directors of the online journal Triple Canopy. He is on faculty at the Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies.
NY, curator/designer P! (NYC) K (KW Berlin) and Front International Triennial.