Brian Karl has worked as a curator, producer and director at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Harvestworks Media Arts, Headlands Center for the Arts, ArtinGeneral, Creative Time, and the Kitchen, along with serving as editor for Tellus, the Audio Art Magazine. His art criticism has been published in Artforum, Art Practical, Daily Serving, Hyperallergic and Yishu, among others. He has also produced multiple experimental
documentaries screened at the Jewish Museum, the Whitney Biennial, and the New York and San Francisco Film Festivals, among other venues. He has taught courses widely in art, music, and cultural anthropology, including at the New School, Fordham University, Colby College, the University of Michigan, the California College of the Arts and San Francisco Art Institute.