Rachel Raphaela Gugelberger

Curator & Director of NLE Curatorial Lab (NLE Lab)

Gugelberger has organized projects including the inaugural Southeast Queens Biennial, curated by the 2017 NLE Lab; Jameco Exchange, a site-responsive exhibition and socially engaged education platform in Jamaica, Queens (2016); and Hold These Truths (2017) and Bring in the Reality (2015), exhibitions that presented works at the intersection of activism and storytelling. She is co-founder of 1@111, a series of process-oriented discussions that focus on a single work, curatorial premise or proposition. Independent curatorial projects have focused on the intersection of information, data and art, including: Once Upon a Time There was the End , Center for Book Arts, New York, NY; Data Deluge , Ballroom Marfa, TX; and Library Science, Artspace, New Haven, CT. She has served as co-director of Sara Meltzer Gallery and curator at Exit Art in New York, where she curated the organization’s final exhibitions Every Exit Is an Entrance: 30 Years of Exit Art and Collective/Performative (co-curator). Gugelberger received an MA in Curatorial Studies in Contemporary Art and Culture from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, NY.