Kavior Moon Kavior Moon is an art historian and critic who teaches at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), where she is a Liberal Arts Faculty member. She received a B.A. in Visual Arts from Columbia University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she wrote her dissertation on the later works of Michael Asher and the expanded field of contemporary art institutions. Her scholarly work focuses on modern and contemporary art history, with a particular emphasis on institutional critique and experimental, post-studio art practices. In addition to SCI-Arc, Moon has taught at UCLA, ArtCenter College of Design, and Claremont Graduate University. Her essays and reviews have appeared in such publications as Artforum, Kaleidoscope, and X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly.
Artists at Work: Tarrah Krajnak by Kavior Moon
Self Portrait as Building with Child Prostitute, 1979 Lima, Peru/2019 Los Angeles, CA. Cyanotype 8×10/20×24, 2019. Since 2013, Tarrah Krajnak has been producing photographic works that spiral around the particular circumstances of her birth. Born in Lima, Peru, in 1979, she was left at an orphanage and adopted as…