Chelsea Haines is an independent curator and doctoral candidate in art history at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Her dissertation research explores how art exhibitions contributed to nation-building in Israel from 1948 to 1965. She has organized exhibitions and public programs for institutions such as Independent Curators International, Portland State University, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, the Shanghai Biennial, and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics. Haines is editor-at-large of The Exhibitionist, a journal on exhibition making. She is currently an adjunct lecturer at the City College of New York and the Parsons School of Design at The New School. She holds an MA in Visual Culture Theory from New York University.

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