Andrew Berardini. Born in California and lives in Los Angeles. Father of Stella. Writer of quasi-essayistic prose poems about art and other sensual subjects, occasional editor and curator with past exhibitions with MOCA, Los Angeles, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, and Castello Di Rivoli, Turin and will co-curate the Estonian Pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale. Formerly held curatorial appointments at LAXART and the Armory Center for the Arts and on the editorial staff of Semiotext(e). Recentish author of Danh Vo: Relics (Mousse, 2015) and a collection of his writings about Los Angeles is forthcoming from Hesse Press. Regular contributor to Artforum, Spike, and ArtReview and an editor at Mousse, Art-Agenda, Momus, and the Art Book Review. Warhol/Creative Capital and 221a Curatorial Grantee. Faculty at the Mountain School of Arts since 2008 and at the Banff Centre since 2013. His research interests include art writing as a form of literature, color, radical subjectivity, ecstatic resistance, literary chimeras, corporeality, language as incantation, the permeability between fiction and reality, underground culture, the erotics of art, the aesthetic history of California, and most generally contemporary art.