– Paul Lang is the newly-appointed curator at the National Gallery of Canada. At the job interview, he was asked by National Gallery Director Marc Mayer: “Were I to hire you for this job, who do you work for?” Lang replied: “I work for the public and so do you.” – “…it [curating] seemed to suit my personality better than […]

Call for Registration: Banff International Curatorial Institute Symposium: Trade Secrets Education/Collection/History Conference dates: November 12 – 14, 2008 Application deadline: October 31, 2008 The latest in the ongoing series of the Banff International Curatorial Institute (BICI) conferences, Trade Secrets will re-focus the collective discussion about the curatorial profession by exploring specific issues regarding: the education of curators; the challenges facing […]

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 […]