Christina Linden is a freelance curator and writer based in Oakland, California.
She curated the exhibition Prospectus: Ben Kinmont with Frank Smigiel, on view through May 2013 at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She also directed the summer's programs this past year at Mildred's Lane, an artists’ residence and site for creative exchange and learning deep in the woods near Narrowsburg, New York. Additionally, she worked the past spring to produce a series of events, screenings, and talks for Kadist Art Foundation's San Francisco presentation of the Creative Time/ICI exhibition Living As Form (The Nomadic Version).
Linden spent a year as curatorial fellow at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, after completing her Master’s Degree at the same institution in May of 2009. Major projects undertaken while at CCS included work on the exhibition Philippe Parreno, as well as on the accompanying catalog; Ilana Halperin’s At What Moment Does Limestone Become Marble (An Evening Exhibition to Kaaterskill Falls); work on Lisi Raskin's road trip/residency Mobile Observation (Transmitting and Receiving) Station; and an exhibition and printed booklet with artist Amy Patton entitled About the Object, which was also re-presented at Ramapo College in November of 2010.
Linden completed her Bachelor’s Degree in art history at New York University in 2001, and worked at galleries, museums, and non-profit art spaces in New York, Berlin, rural Thailand, and San Francisco before enrolling at Bard. She has published writing in ARTLIES, Art Practical, Art Voices, Fillip, might be good, Paletten, PROVENCE magazine, Women and Performance: a journal of feminist theory, and numerous artists' books and exhibition catalogs.