Erik Wenzel


Erik Wenzel is an artist, writer, and curator. His work has been presented at the 12th Havana Biennial in Havana, Cuba; VBKÖ in Vienna, Austria; 65GRAND in Chicago and the Werkstadt Kulturverein in Berlin, Germany. In the spring of 2015 he curated Documentia at Sidecar Gallery in Hammond, IN. His writing appears in Akademie X (Phaidon, 2015) and How to Write About Contemporary Art by Gilda Williams (Thames & Hudson, 2014). Wenzel coedited and contributed to Internal Necessity: a reader tracing the inner logics of the contemporary art field (Sternberg Press, 2010). He teaches Art in the Department of History and Philosophy at Roosevelt University.

Wenzel is also cohost of I Don’t Hate This, the avant-est garde podcast, which can be found at or wherever you download podcasts.

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Erik Wenzel
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