Ian Forster Producer

Ian Forster joined Art21 in October 2009, first working on William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible and subsequently Season 6 and Season 7 Art in the Twenty-First Century. In addition to his work on ART21’s broadcast programming for PBS, Forster has overseen the digital series Exclusive since 2012, producing short artist portraits. Forster created the online video series Artist to Artist in 2013, which has since featured artists in conversation with their peers at international biennials in Italy, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States. Prior to joining Art21, Forster was a production associate at NBC Sports during the 2008 Beijing summer Olympics. He has served on the jury for the American Alliance of Museums MUSE Awards and as a judge for the News & Documentary Emmy Awards. Forster has lead workshops and presentations about video production at Museums and the Web, Studio in a School, and the Capital Area School for the Arts. He graduated from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University with a B.S. in Television, Radio, and Film.