don’t be a curator. become a curator

http://momus.ca/how-to-become-a-curator/ “Most of the best ideas about how to make space for artists, to tell stories through artworks, usually come from outside the manuals. The best ideas are not recited by a professor, but made up in your own head. You learn what everyone sooner or later does, though it comes off as utterly clichéContinue reading “don’t be a curator. become a curator”

the difference between curators and merchants of spin

http://artreview.com/opinion/summer_2015_opinion_lucas_ospina/ “The curator only incorporates works that generate political friction when she is prepared for the political debate. / Public relations specialists theorise about politics with the same self-satisfied naivety of an adolescent who wears underwear printed with the image of Che Guevara.”

objektiv: Conversation with Charlotte Cotton

http://www.objektiv.no/realises/2015/1/29/conversation-with-charlotte-cotton “I learnt about photography as a part of material culture and a demonstration of human endeavour, rather than as a subsection of the story of modern and contemporary art with the concomitant concept of art photography as a commodity within a neoliberal marketplace.” “The creative processes that I am drawn to rely on findingContinue reading “objektiv: Conversation with Charlotte Cotton”

Conversation with Charlotte Cotton

http://www.objektiv.no/realises/2015/1/29/conversation-with-charlotte-cotton “I learnt about photography as a part of material culture and a demonstration of human endeavour, rather than as a subsection of the story of modern and contemporary art with the concomitant concept of art photography as a commodity within a neoliberal marketplace.” “The creative processes that I am drawn to rely on findingContinue reading “Conversation with Charlotte Cotton”

Art Without Artists?

http://www.e-flux.com/journal/art-without-artists/ “An artist can aspire to a certain sovereignty, which today implies that in addition to producing art, one also has to produce the conditions that enable such production, its channels of circulation. Sometimes the production of these conditions can become so critical to the production of work that it assumes the shape of theContinue reading “Art Without Artists?”