Amanda Sroka is the Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Sroka joined the Museum in August of 2014 following the completion of her Masters Degree in Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London where she focused on global conceptual art practices under art historian and curator Sarah Wilson. While completing her studies, Sroka simultaneously assisted at Pilar Corrias Gallery in London which hosted exhibitions of work by Charles Avery, Sabine Mortiz, Tala Madani, Elizabeth Neel and the group show entitled Phantom Limbs. In 2012, Sroka served as the Project Assistant for the Museum’s Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden and the Performance Coordinator for the exhibition, Dancing around the Bride: Cage, Cunningham, Johns, Rauschenberg, and Duchamp. Previously, Sroka conducted research for the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and served as assistant to the curatorial team at the New Museum in New York on exhibitions including Ostalgia (2011) and Carsten Höller: Experience (2011/12). Recent projects at the Philadelphia Museum of Art include Into Dust: Traces of the Fragile in Contemporary Art (July – October 2015), ‘Plays of / for a Respirateur’ An Installation by Joseph Kosuth (October 2015 – Fall 2016), and Jitish Kallat: Covering Letter (November 2016 - March 2017).
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