Knowing Through Showing: Conversations on Curatorial Knowledge
- When 9 Sep - 9 Sep 2014
Cnr Oxford St & Greens Rd Paddington
Symposium: 11am-5pm, Launch: 5pm
Knowing Through Showing examines the unique kinds of knowledge produced and deployed through curating. The symposium highlights the diverse possibilities for curatorial practice-based research.
A series of conversations between leading practitioners will illuminate their individual methodologies and explore how they generate new knowledge through their work.
Topics include the way curators engage ethically and collaboratively with local knowledge, challenge disciplinary boundaries and create contextual and interpretive frameworks for Indigenous knowledge.
The symposium includes a keynote address by Honor Harger, Executive Director of the ArtScience Museum in Singapore that will examine the relationship between curating and leadership at the confluence of art and science.
Knowing Through Showing incorporates the official launch of UNSW’s new Master of Curating and Cultural Leadership – an advanced degree program that builds on more than 20 years of postgraduate education for arts professionals at UNSW Art & Design.
Speakers include Vanessa Bartlett, Dr Zanny Begg, Prof Jill Bennett, Zoe Butt, Brenda L. Croft, Bec Dean, Felicity Fenner, Dr Blair French, Honor Harger, Dr Lizzie Muller, Djon Mundine and Prof Terry Smith.
Symposium: 11am – 4.30pm, F Block, Room 205, UNSW Art & Design.
Reception: 5pm, UNSW Galleries. Launch of the Master of Curating and Cultural Leadership by Wayne Tunnicliffe, Head Curator, Australian Art, Art Gallery of NSW.
Exhibition Preview: 5pm, UNSW Galleries. The symposium includes a preview of Body Image a new exhibition curated by Felicity Fenner and Dr John McGhee.
Keynote Address: 6pm, Lecture Theatre, EG02. Curating Art and Science, by Honor Harger, Executive Director, the ArtScience Museum, Singapore. Keynote Lecture is open to symposium attendees and the public. RSVP here.