Today LACE announced (click continue reading to read the whole press release) their new Executive Director, Carol Stakenas. Ms. Stakenas officially begins her new position on September 1st.
Ms. Stakenas was the Deputy Director and Curator of Creative Time, New York City's adventurous public arts presenter. Throughout her tenure, she worked with a broad range of artists including Asymptote, Antenna Design, Haluk Akakçe, Natalie Bookchin, Cai Guo-Qiang, Granular Synthesis, Julian LaVerdiere and Paul Myoda, Shu Lea Cheang, Vik Muniz, Takashi Murakami, Marjetica Potrç, Toshi Reagon, and Erwin Redl. She curated and produced multidisciplinary public art at sites such as Massless Medium and Music in the Anchorage in the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage; Consuming Places in DUMBO Brooklyn; the DNA Deli Cups and the DNAid Billboards; PDPal, a mobile mapping project commission in Times Square; and Shimon Attie's Between Dreams and History on Manhattan's Lower East Side.
Carol, while at Creative Time in NYC, was an early promoter of the web and Internet as an expanded space for public art. Congrats Carol
Originally posted on art.blogging.la by Caryn