Jennifer Burris is a curator and writer based in Bogotá, Colombia where she is director of Athenée Press. She has organized numerous live performances and film screenings in addition to exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, Haverford College’s Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, and The Kitchen in New York City.
In 2015 she co-founded Marfa Sounding: an ongoing series of performances, sound installations, and talks in the town of Marfa, Texas that explores the relationship between music and sculpture. As a writer she has contributed to publications including The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Studies in French Cinema, Bomb Daily, Revista Código, Afterall Online, and Frieze as well as artist monographs for Brian Weil, Godfried Donkor, Alexandra Navratil, and Raphael Montañez Ortiz.
A graduate of the University of Cambridge (Ph.D) and Princeton University (A.B.), she was a 2010–2011 Helena Rubinstein Curatorial Fellow at the Whitney Independent Study Program and the 2011–2013 Whitney-Lauder Curatorial Fellow at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania.