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Vere van Gool (b. 1988) is a curator and writer based in New York. She is Associate Director of the New Museum’s IdeasCity initiative and Contributing Editor of Tunica Magazine and Vogue NL. At the New Museum, Vere has co-led its IdeasCity programs in Athens, Arles, Detroit, New York, Toronto and Shanghai focusing on how art and culture shape cities. Projects include an exhibition in Shanghai on post-global labor, a public program on art and activism in Athens, design workshops on the future of the countryside in Arles, a residency on civic agency in Detroit.
Previously, Vere was researcher at Forensic Architecture at Goldsmiths of its Black Friday Report and Founder of MISS, an itinerant arts program focused on diversity, access, and equity through exhibitions and conversations. In 2014 she graduated with honours from the Architectural Association.
Vere’s writing focuses on contemporary art, sculpture, digital culture, and public space and has been featured in e-flux, e-flux Architecture, Crash Magazine, Terremoto, Tunica, Vogue, and Volume. She has presented her work at universities and cultural institutes globally, including the Architectural Association, Columbia University, Gwangju Biennale, Independent Curators International, LUMA Arles, NEON Athens, New Museum, Pioneer Works, SOMA Mexico, and Storefront for Art and Architecture.