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The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University has announced that Michelle Puetz, 2013-15 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), will join the museum on July 13, 2015, as Pick-Laudati Curator of Media Arts. Puetz brings wide-ranging knowledge of moving images from classic film to experimental video, extensive programming experience and a fresh curatorial vision to this position. As Pick-Laudati Curator of Media Arts, she will guide the presentation of “time-based media” (contemporary artworks that include film, video, slides, audio or computer-based technologies) at the Block Museum in a variety of contexts, including Block Cinema and the museum’s galleries, and she will develop innovative programs related to time-based media. “Michelle Puetz possesses an ideal balance of film knowledge

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