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Curating "How We Live"

Get the full story on the exhibition on the day it opens! Guest Curators Nicola Trezzi and Omar López-Chahoud will be in attendance for a talk-back on their visions for How We Live, moderated by Hudson Valley MOCA co-founder Marc Straus.

This event is free with admission, and always free for HVMOCA members.


About the Curators:

Nicola Trezzi (Magenta, Italy, 1982) is an educator, exhibition maker and writer, who is currently director of the Center for Contemporary Art in Tel Aviv.

From 2007 to 2014, Trezzi was US editor at Flash Art International, and his writings appeared also in Flash Art Italia, Flash Art CZ&SK, artnet News, artpress, Il Sole 24 Ore, Monopol, White Fungus. He also served as head of the MFA program at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem. He previously lectured at Yale University School of Art (New Haven CT), SAIC (Chicago), iCI (New York), the Indonesian Institute of Art (Yogyakarta), and The Faculty of Arts - Hamidrasha at Beit Berl College (Israel).

A staff member of the Prague Biennale Foundation from 2007 to 2014, Trezzi co-organized the following exhibitions: "Painting Overall" at the Prague Biennale 5, "Four Rooms" at the CCA in Warsaw, "Modern Talking" at the Muzeul National de Arta Cluj-Napoca, "Circa 1986" at HVMOCA (formerly HVCCA) in Peekskill, NY, "Champs-Élysées" at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, "Diagonal Histories--Imre Bak, Peter Halley--" and Yael's Dreams (and Nightmares)," both at Art+Text Budapest, "Yael Efrati: Eva and Emerick," MNAC in Bucharest, "KEDEM-KODEM-KADIMA" and "Laurent Montaron: Replica," both at CCA Tel Aviv.


Omar López-Chahoud has been the Artistic Director and Curator of UNTITLED. since its founding in 2012. As an independent curator, López-Chahoud has curated and co-curated numerous exhibitions in the United States and internationally, including the Nicaraguan Biennial in March 2014. López-Chahoud has participated in curatorial panel discussions at Artists' Space, Art in General, MoMA PS1, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. López-Chahoud earned MFAs from Yale University School of Art, and the Royal Academy of Art in London.

Earlier Event: October 12
How We Live Opening Reception
Later Event: October 24
Life Drawing