m1 (turm4)
 
Thursday, 18. November 2010


Lecture: Sarah Cook (London)


Tuesday, 23.11.2010 – M1, Semperdepot
open to general public – lecture in english language

17:00 Lecture by Sarah Cook (London)
“Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media”

Since 2000, the research centre CRUMB at the University of Sunderland in the UK, has aimed to help curators rethink their practices in the light of new media art's 'behaviours'. This talk will suggest how the immaterial, time-based and participatory qualities of media art challenge traditional curatorial ways of working, drawing from Sarah Cook's book co-authored with Beryl Graham, "Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media" (MIT Press, 2010).

In 2005 Sarah Cook co-curated an exhibition called "The Art Formerly Known As New Media" at the Banff Centre; five years later new media artworks are increasingly considered a part of the contemporary art world, but those which involve interactivity and technological networks are still difficult to classify according to the established art-world categories based on
medium, geography, and chronology. Systems-based artworks invite a rethinking of the work's production, interpretation, exhibition, and dissemination, as well as the role of the curator and audience. While artists have led the way in using the connected, interactive and generative characteristics of new media including social media tools, networks and software art, we are now seeing the rise of projects where 'the audience' might become not only a participant, but also to an extent a curator. As such, in today's mediated landscape, what distinguishes a curatorial practice from the growing roster of online activities 'read as' curating which anyone can engage in, such as filtering, blogging, and commenting?

BIOGRAPHY: Sarah Cook is a curator and writer based in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK and co-author with Beryl Graham of the book "Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media" (MIT Press, 2010). She is currently a research fellow at the University of Sunderland where she co-founded and co-edits CRUMB, the online resource for curators of new media art and teaches on the MA Curating course.
www.crumbweb.org

In 2011 she will co-chair "Rewire, the Fourth International Conference on the histories of media art, science and technology" with FACT in Liverpool. Having grown up in Canada, Sarah has a longstanding association with The Banff Center where she has worked as a guest curator and researcher in residence for the Walter Phillips Gallery, the International Curatorial
Institute and the New Media Institute, developing exhibitions, summits, residencies and publications. After completing her PhD in 2004, Sarah worked as adjunct curator of new media at BALTIC. In 2008 Sarah was the inaugural curatorial fellow at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center in New York, where she worked with the artists in the labs to develop exhibitions of their work. For over ten years Sarah has curated and co-curated international exhibitions including Database Imaginary (2004), The Art Formerly Known As New Media (2005), Package Holiday (2005), Broadcast Yourself (2008) and Untethered (2008).



... Comment

 
status
You're not logged in ... login

Not registered yet?

If you have any questions about this blog try your luck in this section. Thank you and have a good day.

menu

  • - About us
  • - Book Project Intersections
  • - Decolonizing Knowledge and Life through Theory and Art
  • - Kritische künstlerische Praxis als Dissens
  • - Monthly Film Program
  • - Plattform Geschichtspolitik
  • a civil initiative based in Turkey
  • Decolonial Aesthetics
  • Downloads
  • Nomanden
  • PCAP November 2017
  • PCAP October 2017
  • Program Archive 2008
  • Program Archive 2007
  • Program Archive 2005
  • Program Archive 2004
  • Program Archive 2006
  • Program Archive 2009
  • Program Archive 2010
  • Program Archive 2011
  • Program Archive 2012
  • Program Archive 2013
  • Program Archive 2014
  • Program Archive 2015
  • Program Archive 2016

  • November 2017
    SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    1234
    567891011
    12131415161718
    19202122232425
    2627282930
    October
    Last update: 11/18/17 7:54 PM

    PCAP Program November 2017 PCAP
    Program November 2017 Wednesday 1 November 2017, national holiday Thursday...
    by concept (11/18/17 7:54 PM)
    PCAP Program October 2017 Monday,
    2 October, 2017 Meetings, internal preparation Monday, 9 October, 2017...
    by concept (11/5/17 9:31 PM)
    RESEARCH TRAVEL TO LINZ/pcap 2-4.11.2017
    RESEARCH TRAVEL TO LINZ// 2-4.11.2017; The studio for Conceptual Art...
    by concept (11/5/17 1:37 PM)
    PCAP Program June 2017
    PCAP Program JUNE 2017 Monday, June 5, 2017 Holidays Tuesday, June...
    by concept (6/16/17 8:25 PM)


    RSS Feed

    Made with Antville
    powered by
    Helma Object Publisher