Orit Gat is an art critic living in London and New York. Her writing about the intersection of contemporary art and digital culture has appeared in a variety of magazines, including frieze, ArtReview, art-agenda, the Times Literary Supplement, The World Policy Journal, and The White Review, where she is a contributing editor. She is a winner of the Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant and was a finalist for the Absolut Art Writing Award (2017) and the IAAC Award (in 2017 and 2018). She's currently working on her first book, a nonfiction essay looking at football as a prism through which to explore questions about immigration, nationalism, race, gender, money, and love.
Art Matters Now — 12 Writers on 20 Years of Art: Orit Gat on 2006 and the Rise of YouTube
Orit Gat considers YouTube and how 2006 marked the peak, decline, and end of a certain kind of digital optimism....