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Katie Peyton Hofstadter is an LA- and Brooklyn-based writer, curator and artist. Her essays and interviews have appeared in the Believer, BOMB, Gargoyle, Pank, and forthcoming in Flash Art. Her public art campaigns, which meld art, science, technology, and grassroots organizing, include #MakeUsVisible, the Climate Clock public monument in New York, and Future Art Models (apexart). For the past decade, she has curated physical and virtual projects for Undercurrent Projects, Artsy and 1stdibs. She teaches at Parsons, The New School, and lives with a dog named Peanut in a room full of books.

Parsons The New School
School of Art & Design History & Theory

Fashion Institute of Technology
School of Graduate Studies: Art Market Studies.


Bodies on the Blockchain, Right Click Save

Midnight in the Timegarden, Flash Art

Mary Flanagan: Hope is the Thing with Feathers

Poetry Society: Stopping By with Katie Peyton Hofstadter

Hands Off My Cuntry

Metaglyphs: Introspective

Future Art Models

Climate Clock
Union Square, New York
Tollbooth Steeple, Glasgow

Morehshin Allahyari: She Who Sees the Unknown: The Left Witness and the Right Witness
The Believer

“The Subject is the System: Portraits of a Regenerative Culture.” Catalog essay for Swoon: The Heart Lives Through the Hands. Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, 2020

“The Gatekeepers.” Catalog Essay for Beyond Boundaries, Gallery Korea, New York, 2020.

The Sky Is Blue With Lies: An Interview with John Reed
The Believer

Digital Sunrise: God, Death and Virtual Reality
Pank Magazine

3 new short plays featured in 50 Ways… produced by Yana Landowne + Samir Bitar
Named “Best of Fringe” by DC Theater Scene
Fringe Festival, Washington, DC

Edge of Every World: Morehshin Allahyari’s The Laughing Snake
Best American Poetry, Guest Blogger

Meltwater Pulse and Other Possible Futures: The Extinction Art of Sofía Córdova
Best American Poetry, Guest Blogger

“Sending Out the Signal: Swoon Interviewed by Katie Peyton”
Bomb Magazine



Her writing, reviews and and interviews have been published in literary journals including BombGargoyle and Short Fast & Deadly. Her solo exhibition was at Terrazzo Art Projects, New York, and her projects have been reviewed in The New York Times, Hyperallergic, The Glasgow Herald, ArtFCity, Clocktower Radio’s Art on AirInsights Magazine,  Quiet Lunch, Short, Fast & Deadly, Artcritical, and LunaLuna.  Collaborative projects have been reviewed in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Forbes. Her curatorial projects have been exhibited at Pocket Utopia, Fake Gallery Brooklyn, Vanderbilt Republic @ Gowanus Loft, the Mykonos Bienniale, Artsy, 1stdibs, and Terror Gallery. Undercurrent Projects is a virtual and nomadic artspace where dozens of guest curators have introduced new ideas and artists, with physical locations range from a Manhattan storefront to an underground storage bathroom.

Writing is represented by Sam Hiyate of the Rights Factory.

Art is represented by Pocket Utopia.