Rachel Valinsky is an independent curator, writer, and translator based in New York, where she is a doctoral student in Art History at the Graduate Center.
She is currently a Friday Night Reading Series Curator at the Poetry Project, a Curatorial Fellow at The Kitchen and, a Co-Founder of Wendy’s Subway, a nonprofit library and writing space in Brooklyn. Rachel was an art writer-in-residence at the Banff Centre in 2015 and an art critic-in-residence at CUE Art Foundation and Art21 Magazine in 2016. Her writing has appeared in Art in America, BOMB, East of Borneo, Millennium Film Journal, and C Magazine, among others. She is the editor of Warm Equations (Édition Patrick Frey, 2016) and Scott Reeder (Mousse, 2017). Translations are forthcoming from Semiotexte (Los Angeles) and Editions Lutanie (Paris). She currently teaches Art History at Hunter College.