Research Seminar and Public Conference
9-11 December 2012, Århus Kunstbygning, Denmark
Organised by Århus Kunstbygning Contemporary Art Centre
and Institute of Aesthetics and Communication, Aarhus University, Denmark
Paul O'Neill, independent curator, author of Curating Subjects (London: Open
Editions, 2007), The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s) (MIT
Livia Paldi, Director BAC Baltic Contemporary Art Centre, Visby, Sweden,
dOCUMENTA (13) curatorial agent.
Joasia Krysa, Artistic Director Århus Kunstbygning, Visiting Associate
Professor, Plymouth University, UK, dOCUMENTA (13) curatorial agent, author
of Curating Immateriality (New York: Autonomedia 2006)
with video contribution by Lars Bang Larsen, independent curator and
Århus Kunstbygning and Institute of Aesthetics and Communication at Aarhus
University, Denmark, host a public conference and a research workshop to
examine the role of the curator in contemporary culture addressing the
* How curatorial agency manifests itself in the shifting and expanded field
* How to balance artistic decision, institutional strategy and curatorial
* How co-productive exhibition processes, and multiple agencies and actors
can be represented in the final exhibition-form
* How algorithmic culture relates to curating? What are the new ways of
thinking and conceptualising curatorial processes in relation to the
performances of machines and automatisms derived from algorithms?
11 December 2012, 9 12.30.
Free and open to public but registration required.
9 - 10 December 2012, directed to PhD students and researchers, by
Application deadline 15 November 2012
For further information please see: http://www.aarhuskunstbygning.dk
or contact AKB Communications Office Birgitte Sonne Kristensen, P: +45 86 20
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