Stephanie Cristello is a curator, writer, and contemporary art critic living in Chicago, IL. She is the founding Editor-in-Chief of THE SEEN, Chicago's International Journal of Contemporary & Modern Art, currently serves as the Artistic Director of EXPO CHICAGO, and Director / Curator at Chicago Manual Style. She was previously the Senior Editor US for ArtSlant (2012–2018), and her writing has been published in the London-based publications ArtReview, Elephant Magazine, and Frieze Magazine, as well as BOMB Magazine, OSMOS, Mousse Magazine, and Portable Gray, published by the University of Chicago Press, in addition to numerous exhibition catalogues nationally and internationally. She graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013 with a Liberal Arts Thesis in the Visual Critical Studies Department. Her forthcoming books are Theodora Allen: Saturnine (Motto, 2020) and Barbara Kasten: Architecture and Film 2015–2020, with contributors including Hans Ulrich Obrist (Skira, 2021). She will be serving as the Curatorial Advisor for the Busan Biennale in September 2020, and a Guest Curator at Kunsthal Aarhus 2020–21.

Six Memos: On Art in the Age of Quarantine

Letter from the Editor: Issue 09

A Virtual Rose: Stine Deja // Profile of the Artist

Letter from the Editor: Issue 08

A City Immersed: Eduardo Terrazas // MEXICO 1968

Letter from the Editor: Issue 07

Ariadne’s Thread: The Needle, The Haystack, The Thread // Arts Club of Chicago

Musical Grammar: Alejandro Cesarco’s Song // Renaissance Society

Letter from the Editor: Issue 06

Seeing Songs: Barbara Bloom // Musical Scores