This edition of Curating.info Conversations features Antonia Blocker in conversation with Laurel Ptak. In this interview, Antonia Blocker asks Laurel Ptak some key questions about curating online, the importance and durability of the exhibition as concept and form, and the possibilities for accessing new audiences. To create the e-book, we used the Bookleteer platform, which was developed by artist-led studio […]

The second edition of Curating.info Conversations is with Manchester-based curator, Karen Gaskill. Karen is currently the Director and Curator of Interval, and a Researcher at the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT) in Liverpool. She is also currently completing her practice-based PhD in Digital Media and Social Practice at the Digital Research Unit, The University of Huddersfield. The interview […]

The first edition of Curating.info Conversations is with Vancouver-based curator, Alissa Firth-Eagland. Alissa is currently the Director/Curator of Media Art at Western Front. The interview with Alissa covered topics ranging from web 2.0, to relationship-building with artists, to advice for young curators. This interview, the first in the series of e-books that will be released here, is intended to become […]

The eighth Dutch Electronic Art Festival (DEAF) opens today in Rotterdam. One of the most important international art and technology festivals, DEAF is organized every two years by V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media. This is a special year, as V2_ is also celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary during DEAF07 with a night of music and performances at Staal in Rotterdam […]

To start off the new month (and I promise none of these will lead you to a silly April Fool’s joke) I thought I’d provide a little “pick ‘n mix” of what I’ve browsed lately that is of interest to curators: Hanne Mugaas and Cory Arcangel have compiled (curated!) a very interesting list of art videos on YouTube, as part […]

If pressed, I suppose I would say that one of my favourite things about art openings is the conversations that take place – since usually the room is too full to really appreciate the art. Recently I was at an opening in a white cube and ended up chatting to the curator of the show, whose name I usually recognise […]