Anni Pullagura (CCL/Mellon Seminar 2018) has been named Curatorial Assistant at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston.
Pullagura participated in the annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice in 2018 and is a PhD candidate in American Studies and an MA candidate in the History of Art and Architecture at Brown University, where she also received her MA in Public Humanities in 2016. As a 2019–20 Tyson Scholar of American Art at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, her dissertation “Seeing Feeling: The Work of Empathy in Exhibitionary Spaces,” traces a critical history of contemporary Black and Indigenous installation art since 1989.
Prior to this position, Pullagura was a Curatorial Fellow at the ICA where she worked on the exhibitions, When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art (2019-20), William Forsythe: Choreographic Objects (2018-19), and Huma Bhabha: They Live (2019).
As a Curatorial Assistant, Pullagura will contribute to a number of exhibitions and publications, including the upcoming Deana Lawson exhibition and its accompanying catalogue. Pullagura’s new role will also include assisting in the management of the ICA’s permanent collection.
Congratulations Anni! Read more about her new appointment here.