Mike Curran lives in Minneapolis, where he writes about art and organizes programs. His essays and reviews have appeared in print and online through Public Parking, MPLSART.COM, TEMP/Reviews, and St. Olaf College’s Flaten Art Museum; in 2021, he contributed the essay “What Can’t Be Buried: Unearthing Revival Field” to Mn Artists. He has curated exhibitions at Waiting Room and Normal Residential Purposes, a pop-up installation space he organized out of his backyard. With his collaborator Tom Bierlein, he was awarded a 2022 Early-Career Artist Project Grant from Forecast Public Art, through which they organized Area of Concern—a public program at Crosby Farm Regional Park centered around ecological grief. He holds a B.A. in Geography and Urban Studies from Macalester College.