Julie Ault

is an artist, curator, writer, editor and teacher who lives in New York, USA. In 1979, she co-founded the artist collective Group Material, whose practice explored the relationship between art, activism and politics until it disbanded in 1996. Her recent exhibitions include ‘Afterlife: a constellation’ for the 2014 Whitney Biennial, New York, and ‘Macho Man Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault’, shown in 2013–14 at Artists Space, New York; Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland; and Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal. Ault’s publications include (FC) Two Cabins by James Benning (2011) and Show and Tell: A Chronicle of Group Material (2010).

Q. What should stay the same? A. A moratorium on gentrification would be good.

BY Julie Ault |