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– Terry Smith interviewed about his forthcoming publication “Thinking Contemporary Curating“ – Around the corner: Afterall’s symposium ‘Artist as Curator‘. November 10, 2012, London. – Great New York Times debate: Do We Need Professional Critics? – A considerate piece on cultural policy and measuring value by Julianne Schultz at The Australian: ‘Culture’s impact on the whole of society’ – ‘The […]

Etant donnés: The French-American Fund for Contemporary Art Application deadline: March 31st, 2008 Etant donnés: The French-American Fund for Contemporary Art offers financial support in the form of grants to American nonprofit institutions organizing exhibitions, installations, artist residencies, publications, or other projects by living French artists or to French nonprofit institutions presenting the same types of projects involving American artists. […]

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 […]

I’m proud to announce the (semi-recent) launch of my latest curatorial effort. In-Site Montreal is a collection of site-specific art presented on the portal pages of five wireless internet hotspots in the Ile Sans Fil network. Artists Nicolas Fleming, Maria Legault, and Virginie Laganiere have created art works that can be viewed simply by logging in to the Ile Sans […]

The terms “curator” and “curating” are being slung around in a wide variety of contexts these days, mostly to do with the curator-as-filter. It is intriguing to see a term that is usually used in a fine arts context to be used in other contexts (in the three cases I mention below: the Web, interior decorating, and metadata) though it […]

Two articles came out over the weekend featuring two curators: Fumio Nanjo and Douglas Fogle. Nanjo is the curator of the Singapore Biennale that opened today. Fogle is the curator of the 2008 Carnegie International. Both articles had the curators speaking about the influence of the city on the shows they curated (or in Fogle’s case, the show he is […]

Perhaps it is every curator’s nightmare – the gallery closes your show less than 24 hours after it opens. The Gene Culture exhibition at Egg Space Gallery in Liverpool opened on August 9. The show is part of a broader research project by curator Gaynor Evelyn Sweeney, analysing perceptions of genetics in postmodern society. The Gene Culture exhibition contained a […]

From “(Not) Gay Art Now” Curator Jack Pierson Comments on His (Exceptional) Show” by Bryant Rousseau, on artinfo.com: What advantages might an artist have in assembling a show over a more traditional curator? “I wasn’t interested, and I don’t think most artists would be, in making a checklist of artists to include six months in advance. I’m in awe of […]