Curating and Activism: An International Panel

Moore College of Art and Design
Curating and Activism: An International Panel
March 28, 2009 9:30 am - March 28, 2009 5:00 pm

Day-long symposium of curators and artists examining the multiple ways curatorial activities can be directed toward social and political activism. What are the stakes in activist curating and what are the criteria for success?
Featuring Katherine Carl, curator and Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss, architect, founding members of The School of Missing Studies; Stamatina Gregory, Whitney Lauder Curatorial Fellow, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; Sharon Hayes, performance artist, Cooper Union; Carin Kuoni, Director, The Vera List Center for Art and Politics; Steve Kurtz, founding member, Critical Art Ensemble; Adam Pendleton, founder of LAB--an artist think tank; Michael Rakowitz, artist, Northwestern University; Anton Vidokle, artist and Founder of Night School at the New Museum; Martha Wilson, artist and Founding Director of Franklin Furnace Archive, Inc.; with video interludes by Andrea Bowers and Josephine Meckseper.

This symposium is supported by the Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage and Moore College of Art & Design through support from Frances and Bayard Storey.

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