Vortrag: Masterstudiengang Curatorial and Critical Studies

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev: To be here and not there, to be there, and not here. Embodiment and a locational turn in dOCUMENTA (13)

Donnerstag, 13. Dezember 2012 19 Uhr, Aula

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev is a curator, author and researcher into artistic practices, the histories of art and the politics of aesthetics.
She was Artistic Director of dOCUMENTA (13) from 2009–12, which took place in Kassel, Germany, from June 9 – September 16, 2012. Portions of the project were located also in Afghanistan, Egypt and Canada. Previously, she was Artistic Director of the 16th Biennale of Sydney: “Revolutions - Forms That Turn” (2008), and Chief Curator at the Castello di Rivoli Museum for Contemporary Art (2002–08, interim director in 2009). She was Senior Curator at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center – a MoMA affiliate, New York, from 1999–2001. Her books include William Kentridge (1998), Arte Povera (1999), and for dOCUMENTA (13) the 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts series as well as The Book of Books (2011–12). Previous group exhibitions include “The Moderns”, Turin (2003), “Faces in the Crowd”, London and Turin (2004), "Citta' Natura" (1997), and "Molteplici Culture" (1992).

Die Veranstaltung findet in englischer Sprache statt.