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Jennifer M. Friess

Associate Curator of Photography, University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA)

Jennifer M. Friess (she/her) is the associate curator of photography at the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. joined UMMA in 2016 as the museum’s inaugural curator of photography and since has curated numerous exhibitions on themes of memory and place. Her recent exhibition Watershed explored how contemporary artists surface histories and issues relevant to the Great Lakes region. Jennifer's current exhibition Future Cache features a commission by artist Andrea Carlson that surfaces histories and futures of Indigenous sovereignty and displacement in Michigan.

Friess is interested in reviewing fine art, conceptual and documentary bodies of work. 

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