Quinn Latimer

Head of the master's program, lecturer master

Master symposium, artistic mentoring, theory

Quinn Latimer is a California-born writer and editor whose work frequently explores feminist economies of writing, reading, and the production of moving images. Her books include Like a Woman: Essays, Readings, Poems (Sternberg Press, 2017), Sarah Lucas: Describe This Distance (Mousse Publishing, 2013), Film as a Form of Writing: Quinn Latimer Talks to Akram Zaatari (WIELS/Motto Books, 2013), and Rumored Animals (Dream Horse Press, 2012). Her writings and readings have been featured widely, including at REDCAT, Los Angeles; Chisenhale Gallery, London; Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam; Radio Athènes, Athens; the Poetry Project, New York; the Venice Architecture Biennale; and Sharjah Biennial 13.

She is the editor of many publications, including Simone Forti: The Bear in the Mirror (Walther König, 2018); The documenta 14 Reader and documenta 14: Daybook (both Prestel, 2017); Stories, Myths, Ironies, and Other Songs: Conceived, Directed, Edited, and Produced by M. Auder (Sternberg Press, 2014); Paul Sietsema: Interviews on Films and Works (Sternberg Press, 2012); and Pamela Rosenkranz: No Core (JRP-Ringier, 2012). She has taught and lectured at Haute École d’Arts Appliqués HEAD, Genève; Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK, Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art, Saas-Fee and Berlin; The Banff Centre, Canada, and elsewhere. Latimer was editor-in-chief of publications for documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel. Since 2020, she has been a lecturer in the master's program at the Institute Art Gender Nature HGK FHNW in Basel.