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Eleanor Zeichner

Eleanor Zeichner is a writer, curator and editor interested in: the intersection of visual and live art practices, experimental arts writing, artist books, creative non-fiction, anecdotal histories and other people’s bookshelves. She is an editor and current Chair of Runway Australian Experimental Art, and Assistant Curator of UTS Gallery. From 2013-14 Eleanor was Co-Artistic Director of Critical Animals, an annual symposium for emerging arts researchers, writers and artists produced as part of This is Not Art festival.

  1. Eleanor Zeichner headshot

  2. Eleanor Zeichner [image credit Ernesto Neto, This is Not Art]