Joe Ahearn and Ginny Benson in the Clocktower Gallery's Canyon Candy exhibit, 2011
Joe Ahearn and Ginny Benson in the Clocktower Gallery's Canyon Candy exhibit, 2011
Joe Ahearn
Host , Curator , Staff

Joe Ahearn, Curator of Performance and Installation, is a leading voice in the national network of underground music spaces. Since 2008, Ahean has been resident curator at the Silent Barn, a premier underground music space, where he has curated innumerable music shows, book releases, and artist made video game exhibitions. Ahearn is also the Managing Director of Showpaper, a non-profit, bi-weekly arts and music newsprint with a 60-volunteer staff pool and a circulation of ten thousand. He is also Founder and Event Organizer of SleepWhenDeadNYC, a series of inter-organizational, multi-disciplinary, collaborative cultural events based in unusual locations throughout the city.