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Ella Comberg

A native West Philadelphian, Ella Comberg graduated from Brown University in 2020. At Brown, she studied the history and theory of modern and contemporary art, architecture, and urbanism.

Ella's research focuses on modern and contemporary art's relationship to technology, cybernetics, and urban design. Her writing on these topics has been published or is forthcoming in Columbia University's Avery Review, the College Hill Independent, ArchDaily, and Philadelphia magazine. Her thesis, "Unreal City: Doug Rickard's Google Street View Photography," explored the relationship between urban disinvestment and digital representation. It was named best History of Art and Architecture thesis at Brown.

As a Curatorial Fellow at Slought, Ella conceptualizes and coordinates exhibitions, programs, and partnerships. When she isn't working at Slought, she provides editorial support for the Archives of American Art Journal, bikes around Philly, and peruses Google Street View.

Curatorial Fellow

Slought
4017 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
slought.org ecomberg@sloughtfoundation.org
+1.215.701.4627

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Primary programs
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Sep 20, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020

An archival project and exhibition about everyday life during the pandemic

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Oct 1, 2020 – Dec 31, 2020

An activist ethnography with photographer Laurence Salzmann and families in Philadelphia from the Mexican state of Puebla

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Global
Begins Jul 27, 2020

A mutual aid fund for staff and collaborators in need of financial relief

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Begins Jul 20, 2020

An initiative fostering clinician well-being and a humanistic practice of medicine

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Cloud
Jul 4, 2020 – Nov 3, 2020

A Voter's Guide to the issues and urgencies at stake in the coming election

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Jun 19, 2020 – Aug 1, 2020

Resources for the struggle against anti-Black racism and subjugation in all its forms

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