Documentation

On a Possible Passing from the Digital to the Symbolic | Yuk Hui

18.06.2017

(c) Julien Salaud, cliché: Sophie Lloyd Un essai qui pose une question centrale pour la discussion des possibilités d’emancipation des technologies numériques: celle de la capacité de symbolisation, autrement dit de la possibilité de distanciation et donc de culturation propre…

Tags : "digital culture", "phénomène", "philosophie", "symbole"

Documenta 14 : une interview de Paul B. Preciado par Ingrid Luquet Gad

04.04.2017

Organisée cette année en Allemagne et en Grèce, la 14e Documenta, l’une des plus importantes manifestations d’art contemporain, met en lumière une Europe déchirée en son axe Nord/Sud. Curateur des programmes publics de la Documenta, le philosophe et activiste Paul…

Tags : "Athens", "biennale", "Documenta", "Kassel", "Luquet-Gad", "Preciado"

Kaelen Wilson-Goldie : Curators Who Don’t Curate 

06.03.2017

Publié le 5 juin 2012, ce papier marque le commencement de la notion du « post-curatorial » et donne une base pour connaître des acteurs et lieux qui y sont associés. Regardez aussi les autres articles sur curating & it’s…

Tags : "curating", "institutions", "post-curatorial"

Hito Steyerl: The Institution of Critique | eipcp.net

03.03.2017

Un bref article de 2006 qui pourrait très bien servir pour identifier le possible rôle que la critique pourrait jouer au sein des démarches d’exposition de Displays. Au centre on y trouve le tournant du rôle identitaire de la…

Tags : "contemporary art", "critique", "institutions", "représentation"

Klaus Speidel – How to read for (academic) writing

01.03.2017

Kinds of Sources, Kinds of Reading My last post on academic writing was a reflection on how to use quotes. I want to follow up on this, because referencing is an essential element in academic writing. Source : How to…

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Curating the Digital – Space for Art and Interaction | David England | Springer

20.01.2017

This book combines work from curators, digital artists, human computer interaction researchers and computer scientists to examine the mutual benefits and challenges posed when working together to support digital art works in their many forms. Curating the Digital explores how…

Tags : "art space", "curating", "digital", "interaction"

Geert Lovink, On the social media ideology

17.01.2017

«Now that we live fully in social media times, it has become pertinent to do precisely that: link techne with psyche.» … «What remains particularly unexplained is the apparent paradox between the hyper-individualized subject and the herd mentality of the…

Tags : "critique", "emancipation", "Idéologie", "media politics", "media theory"

Klaus Speidel, La narration et le spectre du modernisme. Remarques sur le récit en art contemporain | Academia.edu

12.01.2017

Klaus Speidel, “La narration et le spectre du modernisme. Remarques sur le récit en art contemporain.” Source : (22) Klaus Speidel, “La narration et le spectre du modernisme. Remarques sur le récit en art contemporain.” | Klaus Speidel – Academia.edu…

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Probe, the registration of the exhibition is the exhibition.

10.01.2017

Probe is a virtual exhibition space by art-initiative Suze May Sho. Artists from different disciplines are invited to explore their own practice and challenged rethink their working methods. Probe has walls no higher than 1,10m and a surface of 6m2.…

Tags : "exhibition", "internet", "physical space", "Probe", "Suze May Sho", "virtual"

Flora Katz – En manque de rêve

30.12.2016

Retour sur la 9e biennale d’art contemporain de Berlin, avec une série de 3 critiques par Flora Katz parues en juin 2016 dans le magazine Mouvement. Sous le commissariat du collectif new-yorkais DIS, la Biennale transpire l’esprit d’une ville en…

Tags : "Berlin", "Berlin Biennale", "DIS", "Flora Katz", "Mouvement"

François Bon : le Print on Demand est mort (et imprimé)

23.12.2016

Petit bilan sur une révolution interne de l’édition. Texte remarquable sur les relations entre littérature, numérique, édition, impression et distribution.…

Tags : "édition", "François Bon", "littérature", "numérique"

Mike Pepi – Silicon Values

15.12.2016

The New Museum has adopted the start-up incubator model for its New Inc residency program. Has it also taken on the goals and thinking of today’s venture capitalists? Source : Silicon Values – Magazine – Art in America…

Tags : "capitalism", "Mike Pepi", "museum", "start-up"

Joshua Simon: Neomaterialism, The Commodity and the Exhibition

04.12.2016

In recent years, in addition to critiques of the market and of the cycles of exploitation enacted by commodity exchange, a new set of sensibilities has been introduced in critical contemporary art, dealing with the ways in which the commodity…

Tags : "commodity", "critique", "exhibition", "Joshua Simon"

Has the Art World Had Enough of ‘Curators’? | artnet News

19.11.2016

With the term ‘curator’ over-used and exhausted, the race to find alternative descriptors has begun among art world insiders. Source : Has the Art World Had Enough of ‘Curators’? | artnet News…

Tags : "curator", "doxa", "language"

Revue Appareil : Lyotard et la surface d’inscription numérique

16.11.2016

Nous avons voulu dans ce numéro consacré à Jean-François Lyotard mettre en valeur des aspects mal connus ou inconnus de son œuvre : l’exposition « Les Immatériaux » qui a ouvert la réflexion sur la rupture entre l’ère de l’écriture…

Tags : "Critic", "exhibition", "Immatériaux", "Lyotard"

Internet Pavilion for the Venice Biennial

11.11.2016

PadiglioneInternet by Miltos Manetas. The Internet Pavilion for the Venice Biennial. Started in 2009, next edition in 2017. Source : Internet Pavilion for the Venice Biennial

Tags : "biennal", "curator", "exhibition", "online", "venice"

Online Galleries – Listing and directory

11.11.2016

netartnet.net is an online listing and directory. This archive contains past online exhibitions between 1999 to 2014 with dates, links, and press releases. Project edited by Anthony Antonellis. Source : netartnet.net

Tags : "2014", "archive", "curating", "exhibitions", "online gallery", "timeline"

Incomplete timeline of online exhibitions

10.11.2016

This timeline was made possible by the generous support of Cory Arcangel, Claude Closky, Michael Connor, Lauren Cornell, Raffael Dörig, Martin Germann, JODI, Miltos Manetas, Eva and Franco Mattes, Domenico Quaranta and Billy Rennekamp. Source : Rhizome

Tags : "2013", "biennale", "curating", "exhibition", "international", "online", "organization", "rhizome", "timeline"

Museums & Instagram – SVA MA Design Research

11.10.2016

Social media have become tools for museums to advertise their programs and collections, pass on general information about the institution and, most importantly, engage in a more direct dialogue with their audiences. This podcast explores the ways in which visitors…

Tags : "curator", "Instagram", "MOMA", "museum", "visitor"

Assieds-toi et écris ta thèse !

06.10.2016

Conférence donnée le 7 octobre 2015 à l’Université de Strasbourg par Geneviève Belleville, professeure à l’Université Laval à Québec, sur les méthodologies de rédaction d’une thèse, applicables par ailleurs à toute situation d’écriture……

Tags : "methodology", "PhD", "writing"

ExposerPublier

20.09.2016

Benoit Brient, Léo Coquet & Caroline Sebilleau / Penser l’exposition comme publication d’une recherche artistique. Concevoir l’objet imprimé comme forme et espace d’exposition. Source : ExposerPublier…

Tags : "édition", "publishing", "research"

Entretiens avec Anthony Masure

20.09.2016

En deux courtes interviews, du design des programmes à l’émancipation d’une culture post-numérique, du code à la poésie et de Simondon à Pierre-Damien Huyghe en passant par Yves Bonnefoy, Anthony Masure soulève beaucoup de questions directement liées aux recherches de…

Tags : "code", "design", "emancipation", "poetry", "publishing"

5e Biennale Les Ateliers de Rennes : Incorporated!

18.09.2016

Incorporated! 5e édition des Ateliers de Rennes – biennale d’art contemporain 1er octobre – 11 décembre 2016 Incorporated! propose une image arrêtée, celle d’un monde régi par l’économie, par les crises instituées en système, par les flux d’information, et dont…

Tags : "biennale", "economy", "François Piron", "Rennes"

OnCurating.org

18.09.2016

ONCURATING.org is an German independent international web journal focusing on questions around curatorial practice and theory. Source : Issues – ONCURATING.org…

Tags : "curating", "Germany", "journal", "OnCurating", "theory"

Share Lab: Facebook Immaterial Labour and Data Harvesting

18.09.2016

This is the first story in an investigation trilogy titled Facebook Algorithmic Factory, created with the intention to map and visualise a complex and invisible exploitation process hidden behind a black box of the World’s largest social network. Source :…

Tags : "datamining", "digital labor", "Facebook", "social network"

Paris Art : nouveau site

18.09.2016

Nouveau site pour Paris Art, qui relate l’actualité culturelle et artistique de l’art et de l’art contemporain en France et à Paris. Source : Paris Art

Tags : "exhibitions", "information", "Paris-art"

Full index of exhibitions at NYC MoMA

18.09.2016

Complete and exhaustive index of the exhibitions at NYC Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) from its fundation in 1929 to the present. Source : Museum of Modern Art | MoMA

Tags : "catalogue", "exhibitions", "index", "MOMA"

Frédéric Clad – Les 5 étapes du déni

18.09.2016

« Software is eating the art ». Un article de Frédéric Clad sur les relations entre contexte post-digital et marché de l’art. Source : Les 5 étapes du déni – Medium

Tags : "art market", "Clad", "mutation", "post-digital", "software"

Histoire et esthétique de l’exposition

04.09.2016

Une brève recension, publiée en automne 2009, de l’ouvrage de Glicenstein et du catalogue Vides qui résume bien les positions et les points critiques par rapport à la question « Qu’est-ce que l’exposition ? ». Source : Histoire et esthétique

Tags : "critique", "exposition", "histoire", "muséographie"

Histoire des expositions et études sur l’exposition : Bibliographie

04.09.2016

  Voilà une bonne bibliographie sur l’Histoire des expositions. Assez complet et instructif. Source : Histoire des expositions et études sur l’exposition | Histoire des expositions

Tags : "bibliographie", "exposition", "histoire", "muséographie", "publication"

View From Nowhere

02.09.2016

October 9, 2004 Nathan Jurgenson had a good point by questioning the viewpoint or more precisely the situation and positioning of the gaze in big data realities. Which might bring us to discuss the spectator’s viewpoint altogether: the modern subject…

Tags : "2004", "epistemology", "exhibition", "gaze", "point of view", "space", "spectator", "subject"

Manifesto for a Post-Digital Interface Criticism

28.08.2016

Andersen, Christian Ulrik, and Søren Pold’s 2011 seminal article about not only the possibilities and necessities of critical thinking under digital conditions, but about its form. Interesting to discuss further the displays-term and to ask about the surface – core-paradigm.…

Tags : "2011", "collective", "Critic", "digital culture", "interface", "media"

Les Contemporains

25.08.2016

Pour une approche critique croisée de la littérature et des arts contemporains, ce carnet invite à reconsidérer les nouvelles formes de littérature à travers le prisme de l’esthétique (et réciproquement). Le carnet a pour but de faire état de l’avancée…

Tags : "Céline Flécheux", "literature", "Magali Nachtergael", "research", "theory", "visual arts"

McKenzie Wark – Issues in 21c Critical Theory

24.08.2016

Below is the course MacKenzie Wark offers in the Liberal Studies Masters program at the New School for Social Research this semester. There’s links below to (most of) the blog posts that will serve as lecture notes. How might twentieth…

Tags : "critique", "McKenzie Wark", "seminar", "theory"

Foundation for Exhibiting Art and Knowledge – Wesley Meuris

22.08.2016

The artist’s book ‘Foundation for Exhibiting Art & Knowledge’ was published on the occasion of the exhibition ‘R-05.Q-IP.0001’ that was held at Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain. The collaboration between artist Wesley Meuris and Michel Dewilde (curator of the…

Tags : "2012", "exhibition", "FEAK", "fiction", "foundation", "Wesley Meuris"

Digital Solidarity by Felix Stalder

22.08.2016

Actually discussed for Kultur der Digitalität which hasn’t been, sadly enough, translated yet, Felix Stadler asked the right questions on the possibilities and the conditions on solidarity in digital conditions in this book, published 2013: Felix Stalder’s extended essay, Digital

Tags : "2013", "collective", "digitality", "empowerment", "media theory", "politics of the web", "research", "social power", "solidarity"

Near Future Laboratory

22.08.2016

Near Future Laboratory is a thinking, making, design, development and research practice based in California and Europe. The goal is to understand how imaginations and hypothesis become materialized to swerve the present into new, more habitable near future worlds. Their …

Tags : "design fiction", "future", "laboratory", "research", "thinking"

Libre Graphics Research Unit

20.08.2016

The Libre Graphics Research Unit is a traveling lab where new ideas for creative tools are developed. Its diverse activities range from the practical to the theoretical via writing, research meetings, experimental prototyping, conferences and workshops. The Research Unit is…

Tags : "graphic design", "open source", "research"

Bazaar Compatible Program

31.07.2016

Beyond the White Cube and the quest for autonomy and specificity that characterized the history of modern and contemporary art, the latest practices of art are implementing strategies of infiltration, immersion and encryption. Compatibility has become the first criterion of…

Tags : "2016", "China", "contemporary art", "curating", "experimentation", "residence", "Shangai", "space"

Suspended Spaces

31.07.2016

Suspended spaces is an independent collective, set up above all with the desire to work together and with other artists and international researchers. It exists since 2007. It is based in Paris, Caen, Berlin. Jan Kopp was born in 1970…

Tags : "2016", "collective", "contemporary art", "research"

C-E-A, Association des commissaires d’exposition en France

31.07.2016

L’association C-E-A / Commissaires d’exposition associés conduit une action d’information et de promotion de l’activité de commissaire d’exposition sur le territoire français et vers l’international afin de développer les opportunités de travail pour ses professionnels. Elle élabore, en concertation avec…

Tags : "2016", "association", "curating"

L’École du Magasin, Grenoble

31.07.2016

L’École du MAGASIN, fondée en 1987, constitue le pôle de formation du MAGASIN – Centre National d’Art Contemporain. Premier programme de formation aux pratiques curatoriales en Europe, elle est conçue pour procurer un environnement professionnel associant rigoureusement recherche et pratique.…

Tags : "2016", "curating", "Grenoble", "Le Magasin", "school"

Independent Curators International

30.07.2016

Independent Curators International (ICI) produces exhibitions, events, publications, research and training opportunities for curators and diverse audiences around the world. Established in 1975, ICI is a unique organization that focuses on the role of the curator as a contextualizing force…

Tags : "2016", "curator", "ICI", "organization", "USA"

Tate, The white cube and beyond

30.07.2016

In an age when installations, art environments, ‘scatter art’ and large-scale mixed media works are the norm, the traditional confines of the museum and art gallery spaces are continually under scrutiny. As a natural consequence, the methods of displaying art…

Tags : "2011", "curating", "Tate", "white cube"

Slavs and Tatars

30.07.2016

Slavs and Tatars is a faction of polemics and intimacies devoted to an area east of the former Berlin Wall and west of the Great Wall of China known as Eurasia. The collective’s practice is based on three activities: exhibitions,…

Tags : "2016", "collective", "curating"

Art Speaks For Itself

30.07.2016

Since the end of the avant-gardes, or the beginning of postmodernism, contemporary art has taken countless directions, with no hierarchy. This has allowed for a certain equilibrium in the development of a great variety of artistic, as well as critical…

Tags : "2016", "Arnaud Cohen", "curating", "experimentation", "Paris"

Museums and the Web | the on-line space for museum informatics

30.07.2016

Museumsandtheweb.com is a collaborative space for professionals creating culture, science and heritage on-line, hosted by the Museums and the Web team. Source : Museums and the Web | the on-line space for museum informatics

Tags : "2014", "association", "museography", "UK", "web"

Lucile Haute / Archée : Recherche-création dans les écoles d’art et institutions françaises

30.07.2016

Voici quarante ans que furent créés les départements d’arts plastiques dans les universités françaises, ouvrant un espace pour une spécificité méthodologique, distincte des sciences de l’art, de l’histoire de l’art ou de l’esthétique, revendiquant une recherche par et pour la…

Tags : "2016", "Archée Journal", "art school", "Lucile Haute", "PhD", "research and creation", "research in art"

Art Basel’s Marc Spiegler explains digital art

28.07.2016

How do you auction an algorithm? Or hang an Instagram portrait? Would Dali have loved VR? Four pioneering digital art gallerists, discuss all this and more in a live group chat, chaired by CNN Style’s guest editor Art Basel Global…

Tags : "2016", "Art Basel", "digital art", "interview"

HKW | Nervous Systems

28.07.2016

Can our inner thoughts be transmitted by our eye movements? Can our future actions be predicted by our current behavior? Julien Prévieux’s film Patterns of Life enacts more than a century of evolving technologies in tracking human behavior, from reorganizing…

Tags : "2016", "curating", "HKW", "Prévieux"

Discreet, the Intelligence Agency of the Berlin Biennale

05.07.2016

Philosopher Armen Avanessian spoke to artnet News about DISCREET, the “Intelligence Agency for the people” at the 9th Berlin Biennale. Source : DISCREET, the Intelligence Agency of the Berlin Biennale – artnet News…

Tags : "2016", "Avanessian", "Berlin", "biennale", "Discreet", "panel"

Berlin Biennale | 9. Berlin Biennale

14.06.2016

Official site of the Berlin Biennale #9 Source : Berlin Biennale | 9. Berlin Biennale

Tags : "2016", "Berlin", "biennale", "DIS"

Rencontres du Master Expo-Muséographie

20.12.2015

Lieu de mémoire, s’il en est, le musée semble paradoxalement assez démuni lorsqu’il s’agit d’appréhender et d’entretenir sa propre histoire. Certes, beaucoup d’institutions ont entrepris d’écrire des ouvrages relatant les étapes franchies depuis leur création, en revanche l’archivage des éléments…

Tags : "2015", "expology", "museography", "panel"

Fridericianum

15.11.2015

Based in Kassel, Germany, Fridericianum is a central hub of contemporary art. Significant positions and artistic currents as well as socially relevant issues are identified, presented and debated here. Experimental and well-researched group and solo exhibitions, screenings and performances, conferences…

Tags : "2015", "art center", "exhibition", "Fridericianum"

What is the museum of the future? | Tate

10.11.2015

We know that museums the world over are incredibly popular, but how do we keep the visitors coming? In a globalised world the question of what art should be exhibited and collected seems increasingly pertinent. As early as 1909, Theodor…

Tags : "2015", "curating", "prospective", "Tate"

Osskoor / Que nous dit Take me (I’m Yours) à la Monnaie de Paris ?

30.09.2015

Hans Ulrich Obrist est probablement un des commissaires d’exposition les plus influents du monde de l’art. La légende veut qu’il ait commencé son activité en 1990 par une exposition dans sa cuisine, idée venue à la suite d’une discussion avec…

Tags : "2015", "Alcade", "critique", "exhibition", "Obrist"

Rimini Protokoll – Projects

02.09.2015

Helgard Haug, Stefan Kaegi, and Daniel Wetzel have been working as a team since 2000. They work in the area of theater, a team of author-directors. Their work in the realm of theater, sound and radio plays, film, installation emerge…

Tags : "2015", "collective", "curating", "theater", "urban"

Kit Mains Libres, par Marianne Derrien

15.07.2015

À partir d’une base de données (lexique, mots clés, écrits, propos recueillis) constituée depuis plusieurs mois, ce texte fait état de mes échanges (téléphoniques, skype, mails) et rencontres avec quatre artistes regroupés à l’occasion de cette invitation éditoriale proposée par…

Tags : "2015", "curating", "experimentation", "Marianne Derrien", "residency"

L’Extension

15.03.2015

L’Extension is an experimentation, creation and research laboratory. It seeks to place art as a ground for thought, in order to produce new experiences and establishing analytical encounter situation in terms of critical and curatorial wider activities, such as publications,…

Tags : "2015", "Caltabiano", "collective", "contemporary art", "curating", "Fort", "laboratory"

Deriva / commissariat d’exposition

15.03.2015

Né en 2012 de la rencontre d’une architecte, Valeria Cetraro et d’un photographe, Edouard Escougnou, DERIVA est un laboratoire consacré au commissariat d’exposition et à la promotion d’artistes émergents. L’art est pour DERIVA une mise en relation, un discours, un…

Tags : "2012", "collective", "curating", "Escougnou-Cetraro"

Lafayette Anticipation, Prolégomènes

10.10.2013

La Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette est une institution dédiée à la production et la diffusion de l’art, du design et de la mode. Source : “Les Prolégomènes” —

Tags : "2013", "curating", "Lafayette", "workshop"

Marseille / Vous aussi vous avez l’air conditionné

29.03.2013

Tirant argument d’une observation attentive et décalée du lieu où elle s’inscrit, l’exposition « Vous aussi vous avez l’air conditionné » opère un rapprochement entre la notion de conditionnement et l’air conditionné, équipement incontournable des grands bâtiments du monde entier.…

Tags : "2013", "exhibition", "Marseille", "Videcoq"

Interview with Ery Cámara | DaWire

30.04.2011

As a part of a series of interviews with curators and museographers, Alejandro Sordo Guzmán, our Contributing Writer in Mexico City, interviews renowned museographer Ery Cámara, one of the main specialists in the field. Their dialogue sheds light on the…

Tags : "2011", "curating", "Ery Camara", "institutions"

Interview with Hans Ulrich Obrist about Il Tempo del Postino

30.08.2009

At last Art Basel, I had the chance to see Il Tempo del Postino at Theatre Basel. The Independent called this unique show “The world’s first visual arts opera” after its first and only presentation at the Manchester International Festival…

Tags : "2009", "curating", "exhibition", "Obrist", "Postino"

A Short List of Gilbert Simondon’s Vocabulary | Fractal Ontology

30.04.2007

1. Affectivity -This term designates a relation between an individualized being and the pre-individual milieu; it is thus heterogeneous to individualized reality. This is why Simondon claims that a… Source : A Short List of Gilbert Simondon’s Vocabulary | Fractal

Tags : "2007", "philosophy", "Simondon", "terminology"

Quand l’artiste contemporain joue au muséographe

30.01.2007

This article deals with the intervention of contemporary artists in order to create themselves museography of exhibitions. Through the presentation of three study cases in society museums, the author shows what exhibitions language should get out of this artistic work,…

Tags : "2007", "artist", "contemporary art", "museography"