Maibritt Borgen

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Sixth Year
Modern and Contemporary Art

Maibritt Borgen was born in Denmark. In 2010/2011 she was a Helena Rubinstein Critical Studies Fellow at the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York. Her dissertation centers on multimedia artist Öyvind Fahlström, while her work more broadly focuses on the intersections of art, technology, and politics in the postwar period. During her time at Yale she has been heavily involved in an upcoming exhibition at the Yale Art Gallery on the work of early 20th century light artist Thomas Wilfred. She has worked as a curator and a critic in Denmark and abroad and is currently living in New York.  Her dissertation is titled: “Some Of My Basic Assumptions: The Work of Öyvind Fahlström 1952-1976”