Lecture by Maria Lind / Future Light: or is A New Enlightenment Worth Considering?
CURATORIAL COURSE WHAT COULD/SHOULD CURATING DO? IS GLAD TO ANNOUNCE THE NEW EDITION OF THE PROGRAMME IN THE FOLLOWING 2019 AND THE PUBLIC TALK BY MARIA LIND
or is A New Enlightenment Worth Considering?
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART BELGRADE
MONDAY, MARCH 11 2019 AT 6PM
In collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, the lecture within the series of public programs about contemporary curatorial practices will be held by Maria Lind (an esteemed curator, writer and educator) and will serve as an extension to the 2018 edition of the curatorial course WCSCD. Based on an on-going research into art, abstraction and opacity, within the presentation Maria Lind will discuss the project Future Light curated in 2015 as part of the first Vienna Biennial at the Museum Angewandte Kunst and elsewhere.
ABOUT THE LECTURER:
Maria Lind is a curator, writer and educator based in Stockholm and Berlin. She was the director of Stockholm’s Tenstakonsthall 2011-18, the artistic director of the 11th Gwangju Biennale, the director of the graduate program, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College (2008-2010) and director of Iaspis in Stockholm (2005-2007). From 2002-2004 she was the director of Kunstvereinand in 1998, co-curator of Manifesta 2. She has taught widely since the early 1990s, including as professor of artistic research at the Art Academy in Oslo 2015-18. She has contributed widely to newspapers, magazines, catalogues and other publications. She is the 2009 recipient of the Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement. In the fall of 2010 Selected Maria Lind Writing was published by Sternberg Press.
The WCSCD curatorial course and series of public lectures are initiated and organized by Biljana Ciric. The lecture by Maria Lind is made possible with the help of MoCAB and the Embassy of Sweden.
The WCSCD curatorial course is a long term project initiated by Biljana Ćirić, with the support and collaboration of the following partner institutions: project patron – Wiener Städtische, partners – The Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade; EVA International—Ireland’s Biennial of Contemporary Art; and Zepter Museum, among others. The project is supported by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Belgrado; the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Belgrade; the Austrian Cultural Forum; Heinrich Boell Stiftung; Hestia Art Residency & Exhibitions Bureau and EUNIC Serbia among others.
* Photo credit: Escaping Transparency at MAK, Vienna, 2015, as part of Future Light. Pablo Accinelli (Buenos Aires/Sao Paulo), Doug Ashford (New York), Claire Barclay (Glasgow), Rana Begum (Sylhet/London), Elena Damiani (Lima/Copenhagen), Shezad Dawood (London), Annika Eriksson (Stockholm/Berlin), Matias Faldbakken (Oslo), Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian (Tehran), Ane Hjort Guttu (Oslo), Tom Holert (Berlin), Philippe Parreno (Paris), Amalia Pica (Buenos Aires/London), Yelena Popova (Moscow/Nottingham), Walid Raad (Beirut/New York), Bik Van der Pol (Rotterdam), Haegue Yang (Seoul/Berlin)