– The State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg is to house the 2014 Manifesta Biennial. The curator, to be named this month, will face the city’s notoriously conservative climate, including its ban on ‘homosexual propaganda.‘ An educational programme in the city has recently felt the brunt of this climate. – ARTnews‘ Ann Landi offers a survey of flip-flopping amongst art […]

– This week we made the very exciting announcement of our Musée Imaginaire concours in collaboration with KAPSUL. – ‘What’s (Really) Specific about New Media Art? Curating in the Information Age‘ Domenico Quaranta asks: “does new media art require a specific curatorial model?… Are we curating “new media” or curating “art”?” – Roberta Smith on art fairs, strained galleries, and […]

Summer Seminars for Art Curators Yerevan, Armenia The Institutional and Ideological Operation of Transnational Art Event The 1989 Fall of Berlin Wall did not only mark the collapse of the ideologically bipolar world order and the start of the triumphant rhetoric of global capitalism but also the leveling of contemporary art practices, representational mechanisms and institutional structures. The historical collapse […]