Justine Ludwig is a writer and curator based in Texas. She currently serves as the Director of Exhibitions/ Senior Curator at Dallas Contemporary. In recent years she has curated exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, the Tufts University Art Gallery, and the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro. Ludwig holds an MA in Global Arts from Goldsmiths University of London. Her research interests include violence, architecture, economics, and the aesthetics of globalization.
Performative Violence and Its Image
This is violence tailored for the camera, or the camera phone. Through the distribution of these images the violence is taken on as collective trauma, while simultaneously diminishing visual impact through oversaturation.