【CPA Lecture】Curatorial Consciousness – The potential of “curating” and its expanded field
Dec 4, 2019 Wednesday 19:00 - 20:30
1F, Rockbund Art Museum (Shanghai 20 Huqiu Road)
NTU CCA Singapore’s main field of inquiry engages with Spaces of the Curatorial through an exploration of its potential. The centre focuses on knowledge production by being a platform for discourse and dissemination. It is a “space” for experiments in curatorial thinking and questions the future of “curating”.
As a response to the shifts of artistic and cultural production and the emergence of alternative curatorial models, NTU CCA Singapore aims to encourage new ways of thinking in its research and programmes and nurture talent through artistic and creative experimentation. Its multidisciplinary approach intertwines its threefold constellation RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC EDUCATION, EXHIBITIONS, RESIDENCIES, by engaging in different modes of knowledge production and dissemination, complementing the language of academia.
The Centre’s education and outreach programme promotes contemporary art as a form of learning through various formats of engagement. Although the Centre in its integrity is dedicated to education, the outreach team develops accessible and inclusive learning experiences to connect all kind of publics with contemporary art and artistic practices, and encourages new ways of looking, thinking, and creating. Crucial to the Centre’s programme is the approach to knowledge through playful strategies, peer collaborations, group discussions, and personal experiences. The aim is to provide opportunities to learn how contemporary art addresses issues and concerns of our times.... Read More
Magdalena Magiera is the Curator, Outreach & Education at NTU CCA Singapore. She was an independent curator, managing Editor of Frieze d/e, and currently editor of Mono.kultur, a quarterly interview magazine. She co-curated Based in Berlin (2011) as well as exhibitions for The Building and SPLACE in Berlin. Magiera was project manager of The Maybe Education and other Programs at DOCUMENTA(13), Kassel (2012) and UNITEDNATIONSPLAZA, Berlin (2006–08). Prior to joining NTU CCA Singapore, she worked for e-flux exhibitions and public programmes in New York City.
Free admission, reservation is required.