Arielle Bier a US/UK freelance writer, art critic, and curator based in London (and formerly Berlin). Her writing is widely published in contemporary art and culture publications such as Artforum, Art-Agenda, Art in America, Art Review, Artsy, Berlin Art Link, e-flux, Frieze, Metropolis M, and Modern Painters, among others.
She has contributed artist texts to books including Vitamin C: Clay and Ceramic in Contemporary Art from Phaidon and Astral Bodies from the Künstlerhaus Bethanien, copyedited magazines such as The Plant, consulted on editorial content for Christie’s Magazine, and worked as an editor for Gallery Weekend Berlin as well the transmediale festival for art and digital culture developing their full range of print and digital content.
She participated as the guest juror for the Rupert Residency Programme in Vilnius, Lithuania, and has taught and lead workshops for the MA Studio Art and MA Curatorial Praxis programs at the University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland.
She is currently editing the book Städelschule Lectures featuring select lectures, interviews, and essays presented by prominent artists, architects, philosophers, and filmmakers at the Städelschule Academy of Fine Arts in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Bier received a BA in Cultural Anthropology, Globalisation Politics and Art History from the Gallatin School of Individualised Studies at New York University, and MFA from the International Center of Photography–Bard College Program in Advanced Photographic Studies in New York City.