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Hans Ulrich Obrist: On "Ways of Curating"

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 02.12.2017 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

Hans Ulrich Obrist is a curator and writer. He is the co-director of exhibitions and programs and the co-director of international projects at the Serpentine Galleries, London.

Renaud Proch on Independent Curators International (ICI)

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 11.05.2016 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

his year, ICI celebrates its 40th anniversary. We reached out to Renaud Proch, ICI's Executive Director, who shares with us his perspective on this pioneering and innovative organization. In this conversation, Renaud Proch talks to us about ICI's core values, enabling implementation, and the importance of networks.

Curator's Close-Up: Thalia Vrachopoulos

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 09.22.2016 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

She speaks to us about the gallery, her curatorial goals and the concepts behind her recent and upcoming exhibitions at the gallery.

Curator's Close-Up: Maura Reilly

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 08.26.2016 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

In this conversation, Maura Reilly talks to us about a recent ARTnews Special Issue on Women in the Art World that she has recently co-edited, her recent book project and her goals as the Chief Curator at the National Academy Museum, which she joined last month.

Mark Scala: On Curating Thematic Exhibitions on the Body

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 07.24.2016 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

In a series of three thematic exhibitions, Mark Scala, the Chief Curator at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, has explored "three progressively disruptive considerations of the subject of the body as a manifestation and metaphor of transformation."

The Writer as Curator: Jan Castro on Curating and Writing

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 06.01.2016 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

Jan Castro is an art historian and an accomplished author and critic. Her books include The Art & Life of Georgia O'Keeffe, which sold over 100,000 copies. She is also a contributing editor for Sculpture Magazine (seventeen cover stories, many essays & interviews).

Omar Lopez-Chahoud: On Curating Untitled

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 05.19.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

In this insightful conversation, Omar Lopez-Chahoud, independent curator and artistic director of Untitled talks to us about his goals, his curatorial approach and his experience in curating Untitled.

Lisa Small: On Curating "Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe"

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 04.15.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe, an exhibition curated by Lisa Small, Curator of Exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum, examines, "the mystique and transformative power of the elevated shoe and its varied connections to fantasy, power, and identity."

On Curating: A Conversation With Jovana Stokic

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 03.11.2015 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

During a recent insightful conversation, Jovana Stokic, art historian, curator, and deputy chair of the Masters in Curatorial Practice at the School of Visual Arts (SVA), spoke passionately about the concept of 'caring' and how it relates to a curator's role.

So You Want to Start An English-Language News Site?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.25.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Friends and acquaintances across the Middle East/North Africa region often ask for advice on matters related to journalism, media in general, ethics, and how to prepare young people for this very exciting and ever-changing field.

Art As a Lens for Societal Reckoning

Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson | Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts
Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson

The artworks that will be utilized to discuss essential human values in the future will be those that continue to offer us unspeakable insight into matters that we as a society continue to feel compelled to reckon.

What If a Curator's Agenda Doesn't Match the Artist's?

Paul Klein | Posted 01.24.2013 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Why is this trend of curators thinking they're artists not over yet? Why don't curators recall that their job is to enhance art and artists and not to use them as raw material for their own agenda?

Ethics For Artists

Karen Atkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Karen Atkinson

With every artist rushing to the top, and with only so many slots to fill, ethics often get overlooked. Here are some things I see often, and want artists to consider when deciding how to proceed.