Clark Buckner works as Director / Curator of MISSION 17, a not-for-profit center for visual culture in San Francisco. He teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses on video, contemporary art, and critical theory at The San Francisco Art Institute. And previously he taught as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Mills College. He has published articles on contemporary art and critical theory in both popular and academic journals, including Art Review (UK), The San Francisco Bay Guardian, and The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. And, in 2005, he co-edited a volume of essays on problems in Continental Philosophy, titled Styles of Piety: Practicing Philosophy After the Death of God (Fordham U.P.). He has also curated or otherwise contributed to art shows and screenings at, among other venues, Artist's Television Access, The Berkeley Art Center, Swarm Gallery, The Haley Martin Gallery, The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, and The Ping Pong Gallery in Guangzhou, China.