Learning

10-12 March 2009

What is Critical about Critical Curatorial Practices

Tuesday 10 March , 11.00–12.45 hrs
Studio visits, lecture plus dinner: DAI, Dutch Art Institute, Enschede.

Thursday 12 March , 15.15–17.00 hrs
What is Critical about Critical Curatorial Practices?

Required Reading:
-Irit Rogoff, ‘What is a Theorist?’, in: On Knowledge Productio:, A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art, eds. Maria Hlavajova, Jill Winder, Binna Choi (Frankfurt am Main: Revolver and Utrecht: BAK, 2008)
-A Discussion Between Martha Rosler and Maria Hlavajova, ‘Deconstructing the Allegories’, in: Concerning War: A Critical Reader, eds. Maria Hlavajova, Jill Winder (Frankfurt am Main: Revolver and Utrecht: BAK, 2006)
-Mouffe, Chantal, ‘Which Public Space for Critical Artistic Practices?’ in Cork Caucus: On Art, Possibility, and Democracy, eds. Shep Steiner and Trevor Joyce (Frankfurt: Revolver, 2006), pp.150–171

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