Carol Stakenas

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Carol Stakenas is the Deputy Director and Curator of Creative Time, New York City's multidisciplinary public arts presenter. She has curated and produced public art at remarkable sites such as the Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, Times Square and Grand Central Terminall. She created and co-chaired the international seminar, Blur 02 Power at Play in Digital Art and Culture, hosted by Creative Time, the New School and Parsons School of Design. This ongoing forum in New York brings together artists, curators, and new technology experts to discuss the evolving nature of cultural production and artists' uses of new technologies. She regularly speaks at a range of institutions including the Boston Cyberarts Festival, Concordia University in Montreal, The Leeds Film Festival, The University of Wisconsin-Madison and Banff Centre for the Arts. She spearheads CreativeTime's, CyberWide initiative, which is designed to encourage and assist artists in developing projects that explore the public space of the Internet and address its emerging communities. In addition to Creative Time, she was the web advisor to School's OUT: The Naming Project to initiate their on-line activities and curated several exhibitions including Lo-Fi Baroque at Thread Waxing Space. She serves on the board of the National Association of Artists Organizations (NAAO) and Conjunction Arts. Creative Time -- Blur --