Curator of Public Engagement
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Detroit, United States
Jon Brumit is an artist and curator working at the intersections of sound, community engagement, collaboration and structured improvisation. He is currently the Curator of Public Engagement at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. His organizational and curatorial projects for venues or public spaces include Post-Industrial Complex, FESTEVIL 060606, BYOBW, the Duct Tape Festival and Sliv & Dulet's Summer Line, among others, and have appeared in San Francisco, Novi Sad (Serbia), Hamburg, Berlin, Oakland (CA) and Detroit.
Brumit's solo and collaborative works have been exhibited internationally at venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art, DeYoung Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Novi Sad Contemporary Museum (Serbia), Radio Web MACBA (Barcelona), MOCA Los Angeles; 0047 (Berlin), and In-F (Tokyo). Publications include Penthouse, Punk Planet, Artforum, Wired, Readymade, 7x7, New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times. Broadcast media coverage includes 20/20, Today Show, Tech Now, Discovery Channel, and NPR's All Things Considered. Awards include Creative Work Fund, CEC ArtsLink, San Jose Public Arts Commission, Oakland Arts Commission, Meet the Composer, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in Fine Arts, and the Knight Foundation. Festivals include ISEA/01, San Jose; Version 05, Chicago; Sonic Fragments, Princeton University with residencies at Headlands Center for the Arts, Temescal Amity Works, KUDA.org, and the San Francisco Dump.