Frances Richard

Frances Richard is Associate Editor of Places.

Frances is the author of three books of poems: Anarch. (Futurepoem, 2012), The Phonemes (Les Figues Press, 2012) and See Through(Four Way Books, 2003). She is co-author, with Jeffrey Kastner and Sina Najafi, of Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s “Fake Estates”(Cabinet Books, 2005), and editor of Joan Jonas is On Our Mind, a volume of essays on the artist (Wattis Institute, 2017), as well as I Stand in My Place With My Own Day Here: Site-Specific Art from The New School (forthcoming, 2019). Her book-length study Gordon Matta-Clark: Physical Poetics will be published next year from University of California Press.

Frances has been a member of the editorial teams at Fence and Cabinet, and her writing on visual art and poetry has appeared in Artforum, BOMB, The Nation, and exhibition catalogues from the Guggenheim Museum, Independent Curators International, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, among others. She has been a visiting scholar at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, and is the recipient of a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. She teaches at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.