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10th November, 2012

Artist as Curator

Event Details

10th November, 2012
10.30am - 7pm
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, London N1C 4AA
£15.00 (Students £10.00)

On Saturday 10 November 2012, Afterall is organising a symposium titled ‘Artist as Curator’ with speakers including Elena Crippa, Ekaterina Degot, Elena Filipovic, Alison Green, Ruth Noack, Willem de Rooij, Valerie Smith and David Teh.

This one-day symposium will bring together artists, curators and theorists to study key moments in the history of artists’ engagement with exhibition-making, and reflect upon how these propositions have affected curatorial practice.

Speakers will discuss projects by Willem de Rooij, Group Material, ruangrupa and Mike Kelley among others. Further case studies include Apt Art and Trekhprudny in Moscow and the Independent Group in the UK.

Elena Filipovic – ‘When Exhibitions Become Form: A Brief History of the Artist as Curator’
Elena Crippa – ‘Display as Practice: Richard Hamilton, Victor Pasmore and their Peers’
Ekaterina Degot – ‘Apt-Art and the Trekhprudny Squat as Case Studies of Artists Curating’
Alison Green ­– ‘Group Material: Curation, Activism and the Politics of the Studio-Gallery’
David Teh – ‘Where Monsoons Meet: Curatorial Currents in Southeast Asia’
Valerie Smith – ‘“Something I’ve wanted to do but nobody would let me”: Mike Kelley’s ‘The Uncanny’ (1993)’
Willem de Rooij on ‘Intolerance’ (2010) and ‘Residual’ (2012), in conversation with Pablo Lafuente
Ruth Noack – ‘Curator as Artist?’

Organised by Afterall, the MRes Art: Exhibition Studies programme, the ‘Exhibitions: histories, practices’ research group and RAW at Central Saint Martins, with the support of the Henry Moore Foundation, Mondriaan Fonds and the Research department of Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.

This event is part of the Exhibition Histories research and publication project, developed by Afterall in association with the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna; the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; and Van Abbemuseum, 2012.

Tickets: £15.00 (Students £10.00). For more information email Tickets are available from the UAL e-store.

For more information please visit the Afterall website.

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