Monthly Archives: January 2016

Symposium review: Yvonne’s presentation

We had a great 2 hour symposium yesterday. I won’t repeat everything discussed here but will note three issues that came up that I had not thought about too much before surface plasticity in art can science explain art? similarities … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum (MOOC) week 2

This week’s theme: target audiences – who visits and who doesn’t. Where are we now? Who? Profile of visitors What prevents people from visiting museums? (Types of access) Physical Sensory Intellectual Financial Emotional or attitudinal Lack of involvement in decision-making … Continue reading

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Dad

Dad 27th January 2016

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Dulwich Picture Gallery and my exhibition

For no particular reason other than it was a wet grey day, K and I decided to visit the Dulwich Picture Gallery. We’d seen that they were running an exhibition on  Van Dyck (The Guardian states that he was the … Continue reading

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Websites: thinking about curation, spectacle and discourse

The recent reading I’ve been doing on the subject of curation has, along with the on-going curation of my book, motivated me to have a look at my general online presence. I use Facebook, Flickr and this blog in very … Continue reading

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Curation: The emergence of curatorial discourse from the late 1960s to the present

I should have posted these notes back on January 16th but on reviewing my blog I can see I didn’t. So, here they are. The emergence of the independent exhibition maker in the 1960s Historically curator was carer – out … Continue reading

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Curating as a medium of artistic practice: the convergence of art and curatorial practice since the 1990s

Curation moved from a pre 1960s administrative practice to a performance akin to artistic practice and one where the artist production of showing converged. Curating and culture industry Individual creativity and organisation can be seen as oppositional p88 The exhibition … Continue reading

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Curation: Biennial culture and the emergence of a globalised curatorial discourse: curating in the context of biennials and large scale exhibitions since 1989

The biggest change in curating in the last 25 years has been: Increasing operation at international level Under the guise of biennials and recurring exhibitions, 80 in 2005/6 alone p51 The definition of biennial large scale international group exhibitions Global … Continue reading

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Symposium review and related matters: My presentation

Jonathan emailed earlier in the week to outline plans for the next few symposiums. We have all been asked to make short presentations showing how our research has impacted on our work. I was first to go and created this … Continue reading

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Dad again

Another photo following my visit yesterday.

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