Frances Richard is Senior Editor of Places.
Frances is the author of Gordon Matta-Clark: Physical Poetics (University of California Press, 2019) and co-author, with Jeffrey Kastner and Sina Najafi, of Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s “Fake Estates” (Cabinet Books, 2005). She is the editor of of Joan Jonas is on our mind, a volume of essays on the artist (Wattis Institute, 2017), and I Stand in My Place with My Own Day Here: Site-Specific Art at The New School. Her volumes of poems include Anarch (Futurepoem, 2012), The Phonemes (Les Figues Press, 2012) and See Through (Four Way Books, 2003).
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 grants from Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation and the Graham Foundation. She has taught at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.