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Student Forum: State of Encounter

18 Jan 2013

Using the Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2012 exhibition as a starting point, a panel of speakers will discuss the challenges curators encounter when exhibiting emerging artists as part of a group show. The talk explores the process of planning and bringing together work that may not be linked thematically and raises questions about how to overcome spatial and contextual issues.

Daniel F. Herrmann is Eisler Curator and Head of Curatorial Studies at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. Previous exhibitions include Foto – Modernity in Central Europe, 1918-1945 (Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 2008), John Stezaker (Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2011), and Gillian Wearing (Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2011). He is currently co-ordinating the Whitechapel Gallery’s summer exhibition Spirit of Utopia, a group exhibition curated jointly with all the institution’s curators.

Tom Morton is a curator, writer and contributing editor of Frieze Magazine, and was co-curator (with Lisa Le Feuvre) of British Art Show 7: In the Days of the Comet. He has worked as curator at the Hayward Gallery, London, and Cubitt Gallery, London, was co-curator of the 2008 Busan Biennale, South Korea, and curated the exhibition How to Endure for the 2007 Athens Biennale. His exhibition The World is Almost Six Thousand Years Old will open in sites across the city of Lincoln in February 2013. He is the author of numerous exhibition catalogues, and his writing has appeared in Metropolis M, Bidoun, and Map among other publications.

Matt Williams is Curator at the ICA. From 2007-2010, he was Curator of the International Project Space, Birmingham and co-editor of the publication NOVEL. During his tenure at the IPS, Williams has worked with a number of emerging and established artists including, Ed Atkins, Simon Denny, Melanie Gilligan, Hannah Sawtell, Josef Strau, Oscar Tuazon, and Emily Wardill. The annual publication NOVEL, co-edited with Alun Rowlands, focuses upon artists' writing, texts and poetry. It has also manifested itself as an exhibition at Dependance, Brussels, and featured in Time Again at the Sculpture Centre. He previously worked at Limoncello, Hotel and the Zabludowicz Collection.

Sylwia Serafinowicz is an art critic and a freelance curator. She is a member of the ICA Forum and a Correspondent for Artforum magazine. She is currently writing her PhD thesis, More than Documentation: Photography in the Polish People's Republic between 1965 and 1981 at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. She is also curating a series of screenings and talks of the London-based artists at the Museum in Art (Muzeum Sztuki) titled Art in Revolution (2013).

This event is initiated by ICA Forum members Sylwia Serafinowicz, Julie Solovyeva and Amber Turner. The ICA Forum offers students the opportunity to shape and develop a public programme of events in response to our programme of exhibitions, films, performances and public events.
 

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