Mike Sperlinger


Mike Sperlinger is a writer and curator, and currently Professor of Writing at the Oslo Academy of Fine Art.

He has written many catalogue texts, including recently for exhibitions by Ed Atkins, Ruth Buchanan and Gerard Byrne, and has edited several books, including Here Is Information. Mobilise (a selection of writings by the late artist Ian White) and the forthcoming TRACKS: An Anthology (a selection from a 1970s journal of artists’ writings, with Herbert George). Current curatorial projects include Sad Disco Fantasia, a festival of film-as-event with Kunsthall Oslo, and (with Kirsty Bell) the exhibition Ian White: Any Frame is a Thrown Voice for Camden Art Centre. Previously he was Assistant Director of LUX, a London-based organisation for artists working with the moving image, for more than a decade and has subsequently produced several films.