Max Schumann is the Executive Director of Printed Matter, Inc.: the world’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination, understanding, and appreciation of artists’ books. Over nearly 30 years of work with Printed Matter, Schumann has played a key role in the development of many of the organization’s programs and services. Among many other projects at Printed Matter, Schumann has curated the exhibitions PROTECT ME FROM WHAT I WANT: The Multiples and Editioned Works of Jenny Holzer, (2002); A Show About Colab (and Related Activities) (2011); and Friendly Fire (ongoing), an annual exhibition at the New York Art Book Fair featuring politically-minded artists and artist collectives focused on the intersection of art and activism. Schumann is also an artist whose work has been exhibited internationally, and is a member of the loose-knit Cheap Art movement. He serves on the board of Primary Information, a non-profit artists’ publishing imprint, and the Bread and Puppet Theater, one of the longest running non-profit experimental theater groups in the U.S.