Christina Linden

Christina Linden is a freelance curator and writer based in Oakland, California.

She is currently working with Gregoire Associates to plan an art program for the New Stanford Hospital and projects at the UCSF Mission Bay Campus. Recently completed projects include work on Desirée Holman's performance/farewell processional The Indigo & The Ecstatic: A Motion to the Future and the exhibition Prospectus: Ben Kinmont co-curated with Frank Smigiel, both at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She also directed last summer's programs at Mildred's Lane, an artists’ residence and site for creative exchange and learning deep in the woods near Narrowsburg, New York and produced 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) in spring of 2012.

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.