Photo by Paul Tran

Photo by Paul Tran

About Caroline Partamian

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Caroline Partamian is an independent curator, composer, and artist who now resides and works in New York City. Caroline is a curator of exhibitions focusing on the theme of abreaction and somatics in relation to dance, performance, and other more tangible mediums of art. She is a longtime advocate of dance, with training in ballet and modern dance. Partamian was an artist+curator-in-residence at Flux Factory in Long Island City, Queens and still remains active in her alma mater's artistic community. She was a member of the collaborative psych-punk project Scully, amongst other projects The Splinters, Habibi, and The Numerators. 

She received her Master of Arts from New York University’s Museum Studies program, where she focused on applying teaching methods of postmodern dance to the conservation of contemporary performance art acquisitions at museums. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a major in Anthropology and minors in Music and English. She currently works for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and artist Laurie Anderson. In recent years, she has spent her time in New York City working for various artists including Eva Dean and Amanda Browder, and was an archivist for NYU Fales Library, the Kathleen Hanna documentary The Punk Singer and Death by Audio documentary Goodnight Brooklyn. She has also interned for Film & Video Curator Chrissie Iles and Senior Registrar Barbi Spieler at the Whitney Museum of American Art.