Who can become a curator? by Sofia Landström When I finished my Bachelor’s degree in Art History and Visual Studies one year ago, I was faced with the question of how to take my next step in the art world. During my studies, I had worked with exhibitions and curating, but I was not sure how to truly make curating […]

Categories: career, curating, education, ma, Musings

Special contribution by Amy Fung I went to live and work in Scotland (a nation and not a country) for six months this past year on an arts writing and curating fellowship. The food was bad, the people solid, and the best art show I saw was German. The overall experience of being on a writing/curating fellowship sounds better than […]

The professional aspect of being a curator has been a popular discussion topic of late. As an emerging independent curator and a recent graduate myself, I find the discussion to be a crucial one, and the professional and developmental challenges faced by newcomers to the field are constant questions posed by myself and my peers. In discussion with my colleagues […]

Apologies for a late Pick ‘N Mix this month… but I had a great excuse. Like many others in the art world, the beginning of June involved being completely absorbed in the Venice Biennale. You can check out my photos from Venice here. – While we’re on the topic of Venice, the Wall Street Journal posted a short interview with […]

Astria Suparak, a US-based curator, noted in a recent public letter that her role as a “citizen and as a curator is to enrich the communities in which I live and work, through engaging, exciting, and relevant creative work.” I agree with this sentiment wholeheartedly, and I’d also add that taking these actions involves an intimate knowledge of the context […]