Joshua Lubin-Levy

Joshua Lubin-Levy is a scholar, dramaturg, and performance curator. His work centers on queer and experimental dance and performance art practices, particularly as they intersect with various dimensions of anti-capitalist struggle. As a dance dramaturg, he has worked with a range of artists including Moriah Evans, Jen Rosenblit, Dean Moss, Julie Tolentino, and Richard Move, among others. For his ongoing project Bilderatlas: A Dramaturgy he was awarded a 2015 Process Space Residency on Governors Island through the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and subsequently served as Curator-in-Residence and then Interim Director of Visual Arts at Abrons Arts Center (NYC). His writing has appeared in Millenium Film Journal, Artforum, Bomb Magazine, Pastelgram, Dirty Looks, Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory, as well as under the imprint LUMPEN: a journal of queer materialism that he co-founded in 2014. His curatorial projects include Fred Herko: A Crash Course (New York University), Reexamine The Space (Abrons Arts Center), Subject To Capital (Abrons Arts Center), Ephemera As Evidence (Visual AIDS), and the upcoming series of events Virtual Bodies (The New School) as well as an untitled project with the Institute for Arts and Civic Dialogue. Since 2016, he has been a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow with the Whitney Museum of American Art, and was a Critical Studies Fellows in the Whitney Independent Study Program (2016 - 2017). He received his doctorate from the Department of Performance Studies, New York University, after completing his dissertation on the performance work of artist Jack Smith. He teaches in the Visual Studies program at Eugene Lang College (The New School) and at the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (Wesleyan University).