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Art News from Elsewhere
Comprised of interviews, a Twitter conversation, and an event in Barcelona, #OpenCurating aims to explore how the ideas of “open journalism” can play out in the arts—that is, how art can be more fully integrated into our actual and networked lives.
Free Forms: An #OpenCurating Interview with Lauren Cornell
What challenges, expectations, and new possibilities does digital culture and social media present to contemporary art institutions? Barcelona-based curatorial office Latitudes (Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa Luna) continues its ongoing #OpenCurating series with a conversation about culture and connectivity with former Rhizome director and current New Museum curator Lauren Cornell.
Beyond Interface: #Opencurating and the Walker’s Digital Initiatives
The Walker website represents a paradigm shift for online museum publishing, according to Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa Luna of the Barcelona curatorial office Latitudes. Launching their #OpenCurating series on digital strategies in art curation and publishing, they discuss the site with Walker new media director Robin Dowden, web editor Paul Schmelzer, and senior new media developer Nate Solas.
OpenCurating: Yasmil Raymond on Curatorial Ambassadorship
Continuing #OpenCurating, its series of interviews and events exploring the ways Web 2.0 and social media technologies are informing new practices in art, the curatorial office Latitudes hosted an event in Barcelona recently with Dia Art Foundation curator (and former Walker curator) Yasmil Raymond. As #OpenCurating’s content partner, the Walker has participated in these conversations, both through an…
Art News from Elsewhere
Tweeting About Curating
In advance of its February 19 conversation with Dia’s Yasmil Raymond (formerly of the Walker) on the evolving role of the curator, Latitudes is seeking questions via Twitter. Use the hashtag #opencurating to be part of the Barcelona-based event.
Digression(s) and Entry Point(s): An Interview with Heman Chong
What “old rules” about art programming, production, and distribution has the Internet broken? Barcelona’s Latitudes is leading an investigation into such questions of culture and connectivity. Their new #OpenCurating dialogue features Singapore-based artist, curator, and writer Heman Chong, whose work examines “the philosophies, reasons, and methods of individuals and communities imagining the future.”
Expanding the Book: An Interview with Badlands Unlimited
Under the motto “books in an expanded field,” Badlands Unlimited aims to challenge ideas about publishing to encompass everything from art shows curated for the Kindle and iPad to experimental typography and artist e-books. In an interview with Barcelona-based Latitudes, Badlands’ Paul Chan, Ian Cheng, and Micaela Durand discuss their work “embracing every facet of a book’s social life today.”
Archive as Method
Based in Hong Kong, Asia Art Archive has since 2000 sought to “facilitate understanding, research, and writing in the field, enrich existing global narratives, and re-imagine the role of the archive.” Concluding its #OpenCurating series on contemporary art and new technology, Barcelona’s Latitudes talks with Chantal Wong, Hammad Nasar, and Lydia Ngai about AAA’s work archiving art for Asia and the world.
From One History to a Plurality of Histories
In a traditional museum, art is presented in the context of singular art history, says the Van Abbemuseum’s Steven ten Thije. But “if you start to see works themselves as contexts, then each work starts to be not just a story of itself, but to offer a perspective on the world—a different background against which things can be ordered.” Here he discusses the museum’s evolving thinking on curation.