Bettina Funcke,

writer, editor
New York-based writer and editor, Bettina Funcke, is currently the Head of Publications for dOCUMENTA (13). Her book, Pop or Populus: Art between High and Low, was recently translated into English and published by Sternberg Press (2009). She has lectured on aesthetics, art theory, and art writing at Bard College, the ZKM in Karlsruhe, Columbia University, and Yale University. Her writings on contemporary art and its production have been published widely, in both artist monographs and magazines including Afterall, Artforum, Bookforum, Parkett, Public, and Texte zur Kunst. Latest essays include texts on Elad Lassry, Wade Guyton, Gerard Byrne, Jacques Rancière, as well as conversations with Carol Bove, Johanna Burton, and Peter Sloterdijk. After editing books at Dia Art Foundation (1999–2007), she was Senior Editor U.S. for Parkett, and is also a co-founder of The Leopard Press and the Continuous Project group.