Yayoi Shionoiri is the executive director of the Estate of Chris Burden and the Studio of Nancy Rubins, where she is responsible for stewarding Burden’s art-historical legacy and promoting Rubins’s ongoing art practice. She has degrees from Harvard University, Cornell Law School, and Columbia University. She serves as an advisory panelist to the Serpentine Gallery’s Legal Lab. Photo: Munemasa Takahashi
Chris Burden: Poetic Practical
A new publication exploring the work that Chris Burden conceived but left unrealized delves into his archive to present sixty-seven visionary projects that reveal the aspirations of this formidable artist. The book’s editors, Sydney Stutterheim and Andie Trainer, discuss its development with Yayoi Shionoiri, executive director of the Chris Burden Estate.