Kate Mothes is the founder of Young Space, an independent online and nomadic curatorial platform emphasizing contemporary art by emerging, early-career, and student artists. She is also Curator of the Lawton Gallery at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Mothes is interested in alternative modes of art exhibition, education, and experience, with an emphasis on artist-run initiatives.
She has produced a number of local pop-up exhibitions and has collaborated with artists, curators, and organizers nationally and internationally. She earned her Bachelors in Art History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Masters in the History of Art, Theory and Display from Edinburgh College of Art. She currently lives in Northeast Wisconsin, in an artists’ cooperative in a former village police station, which also regularly doubles as an exhibition and performance space.
The NYC Call for art she mentioned in the interview is HERE. Learn more about Young Space on Instagram.
The book she mentioned was, After Dark by Haruki Murakami.