Katherine Slusher

A chinese lion statue

Katherine Slusher is a writer, curator and researcher based in Barcelona, Spain. She has a degree in Museum Studies from Syracuse University and is currently completing her PhD on Man Ray's graphic work in the Art History Department, University of Barcelona.

Recent projects include the publication David Goldblatt speaks with Katherine Slusher: Conversations with Photographers (La Fábrica, Madrid, 2011) and contributing author, MemyselfandI. Photo Portraits of Picasso, (Museum Ludwig, Cologne, 2011). Slusher is also the author of the duography Lee Miller and Roland Penrose: The Green Memories of Desire (Prestel, 2007).

In 2009, she curated the exhibition Looking Sideways: Roland Penrose and Surrealism, with works by Penrose and Man Ray. Her exhibition, Lee Miller: Picasso in Private, and its accompanying catalogue, were produced by the Picasso Museum in Barcelona in 2007, receiving over one hundred thousand visitors.

Among her speaking engagements, Slusher lectured at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London as part of an exhibition program and has participated in seminars at the National Museum of Catalonia; lecturing on Man Ray and Lee Miller for the Tate Britain exhibition Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia (2008) and on "Women Combat Photographers" for the Gerda Taro and This is War! Robert Capa at Work exhibitions (2009) from the International Center of Photography.

Katherine Slusher was selected as one of six international curators to contribute to Thy Brothers' Keeper, a photojournalism exhibition organised by The Alternative Museum, New York City, which traveled from 2005-2009i in the United States and Germany.