Alison Karasyk is an independent curator born and based in New York City. Her research interests focus on the intersection of gender, space, memory, and materiality. Alison completed her BA at Oberlin College and her MA at the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College (CCS Bard). Alison has held curatorial and editorial positions at the North Norwegian Arts Centre, the Brooklyn Museum, Aperture Foundation, the Museum of Modern Art and Crush Curatorial. She was Assistant Curator of the Lofoten International Art Festival (liaf) 2017: I Taste the Future and was the 2018 recipient of the Ramapo Curatorial Prize. Alison was a 2020 resident of the Sandretto Foundation’s Young Curators Residency Programme in Turin, Italy. She has staged exhibitions and performances at Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Copenhagen, Denmark), Palazzo Re Rebaudengo (Guarene, Italy), the Hessel Museum (Annandale-on-Hudson, New York), The Kitchen (New York, NY), and the Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts (Mahwah, New Jersey), among others.