Kathryn Svensson

Kathryn Svensson is a Master’s candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, with an interest in the Grotesque in Western Art, and its relationship to contemporary art, visual abjection, contemporary museum and curatorial practices, as well as to discussions of race, gender, and sexuality. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Art History and Anthropology from NYU in May of 2021, and has since worked at Mmuseumm, an object-based, ‘contemporary natural history’ museum in Cortlandt Alley and at Hal Bromm Gallery in Tribeca. At the gallery she co-curated Metamorphosis, an exhibition centered around processing the psychological and emotional effects of the pandemic and assisted in numerous exhibitions thereafter.