• Dr. Tenley Bick


    Assistant Professor of Global Contemporary Art

    Department of Art History, Florida State University


    Founder and Curator

    Digital Project: COSTELLAZIONE

    Live conversations on contemporary Italian art and activism.


    Instagram: @costell.azione


    Contact: tbick@fsu.edu

    Recent Program:

    "Resonance and Revelation: My Italian Days." Mel Bochner in conversation with Tenley Bick, Jan. 29, 2021, Magazzino Da Casa, Magazzino Italian Art: https://www.magazzino.art/magazzinodacasa/resonance-and-revelation-my-italian-daysProgram in association wtih Bochner Boetti Fontana, cur. Bochner with Magazzino, open through April 5, 2021.


    Forthcoming and Recent Publications:

    Tenley Bick, "'Bochner's Italian Picture." In Bochner Boetti Fontana (Cold Spring, NY: Magazzino Italian Art, forthcoming 2021). Exh. cat.


    Tenley Bick, "Ghosts for the Present: Countercultural Aesthetics and Postcoloniality for Contemporary Italy. The Work of Wu Ming 2 and Fare Ala," in Global Revolutionary Aesthetics and Politics after May '68, edited by William Cloonan, Barry Faulk, Martin Munro, and Christian Weber. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2021 (available Feb. 15).


    Tenley Bick," My world now is black in color': Pandemic-Era Programming, Anti-Racist Activism, and Contemporary Art in Italy," CAA International News (http://www.collegeart.org/news/2020/08/11/international-news-my-world-now-is-black-in-color-tenley-bick/).


    Tenley Bick, "What Goes Around Comes Around: Myth and Male Trauma in Somali Diasporic Cinema," Third Text 33, no. 2 (2019): 153–177. Link


    Recent Lecture Series: Una Visione Globale: Arte Povera's Worlds, Magazzino Italian Art (online)

    Una Visione Globale: Arte Povera's Worlds, Magazzino Italian Art, 3/21–5/2, curated by Tenley Bick.
    Visit the event link and coverage by Flash Art.

    Photo by Jessica Ingram