Gilly Karjevsky

Gilly Karjevsky is a curator working at the intersection of art, architecture and the politics of urban society. She holds an MA in Narrative Environments from Central Saint Martins College London and is currently a PhD candidate at the Curating in Practice Program at ZhdK Zurich. She serves on the international artistic boards of Visible, Fondazione Pistolleto; ArtCube, Jerusalem; and the residency program at ZK/U - Centre for Art and Urbanism in Berlin. Gilly has curated and co-curated several biennals and cultural programs, including the Parckdesign biennale Brussels (2016). She is also founder of the City Artists Residency program – a platform for artistic intervention in local politics. Since 2010 she has been co-director of 72 Hour Urban Action, a real-time architecture competition. Her newest project Playful Commons is a research project exploring new licenses for playful use of public spaces.