Joal Stein is an independent curator, writer and researcher focused on investigating spatial and social power through contemporary culture, working across art, poetry, architecture, policy, and social engagement.
He has received fellowships from RACC, Autodesk Foundation, Rauschenberg Foundation, Banff Centre, NAVEL, and has been a Cultural Agent for the U.S Department of Arts and Culture. His writing has appeared in deem journal, Public Books, The Trouble, Los Angeles Press, Stay Wild, and is a lead editor for The Changing Times. Recently, he has produced and consulted on national artist-activism collaborations with For Freedoms and In Plain Sight. He can be found at joalstein.com.