Faye Gleisser. Indexing Touch

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Faye Gleisser is a curator, poet, and art historian, based in Bloomington, Indiana where she is Assistant Professor of Contemporary Art at Indiana University. She has worked in a number of art institutions, including but not limited to the Pulitzer Foundation in St. Louis, Art Institute of Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Gleisser completed her Ph.D. at Northwestern University. Her research focused on U.S.-based performance artists’ appropriation and deployment of guerrilla tactics in urban centers throughout the 1970s.Her research considers articulations of race and gender in contemporary art and the violence of the photographic archive. Her writing has appeared in Artforum, Aperture, and NewCriticals.