1. Shelf Life #2: Laura Keim, Video 1


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    Shelf Life #2: Laura Keim The Temple of Knowledge and Beauty Video 1 For the second iteration of our ongoing Shelf Life series, curator Laura Keim creates a temple to the book and its dual role as a promulgator of knowledge and beauty in literate societies. Here, she talks about her work as a Curator for Stenton and Wyck in Historic Germantown, and discusses her relationship with books, in both professional and personal capacities.

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    • Trade Secrets Episode 5: Nick Kaplony on sustaining a career and making the most of exhibitions


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      Trade Secrets is a new series of informal interviews with practitioners commissioned by Artquest to mark its 10th anniversary. Each episode sees an artist that Artquest has worked with or supported reflect on their practices and share valuable knowledge on sustaining a career as an artist in London. With perspectives from varied disciplines and levels of experience, these films highlight common concerns and approaches to overcoming challenges that artists face today, and speculate as to what the next 10 years might hold. Artquest Programme Co-ordinator Nick Kaplony talks about his practice outside of Artquest, how to get the most out of exhibition opportunities and the importance of networks at Art School.

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      • The Trouble with Curating


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        • Working with Contemporary Art - Galleries and Museums. Matt Burrows, Exeter Phoenix


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          Working with Contemporary Art Galleries and Museums 17 January 2012 Matt Burrows gives an insight into his role as Curator and Galleries Manager at Exeter Phoenix.

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          • Power Talks: Kitty Scott / 30 October 2011


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            Kitty Scott is Director, Visual Arts at The Banff Centre, a post she has held since 2007. Her talk is entitled On Curatorial Intelligence. Previously Scott was Chief Curator at the Serpentine Gallery, London, and Curator, Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Scott has curated exhibitions of artists such as Francis Alÿs, Janet Cardiff, Paul Chan, Peter Doig, Ragnar Kjartansson, Silke Otto-Knapp, Ken Lum, and Ron Terada, and is an agent for dOCUMENTA (13) (2012) in Kassel. In 2010 Scott organized the curatorial symposium Are Curators Unprofessional? at The Banff Centre. She has written extensively on contemporary art for catalogues and journals, as well as the publication Creamier: Contemporary Art in Culture (Phaidon, 2010). Scott’s talk will define a notion of curatorial intelligence as well as discuss her involvement with dOCUMENTA (13) and various projects at The Banff Centre and elsewhere. Video produced by John Verhaeven.

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            • Michael Alstad


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              Artist and curator Michael Alstad discusses his diverse artist practice that includes site-specific work, video, web work, installation and photography. This lecture was presented as part of the Visiting Artist Program series titled “The Politics of Individuality”. The series is co-sponsored by Mount Allison University department of Fine Arts, the Owens Art Gallery, and Struts Gallery. “The Politics of Individuality” is funded by a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts to the department of Fine Arts at Mount Allison University. 2008

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              • Curating the most beautiful kunsthalle in the world 9


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                The fifteenth encounter of The most beautiful Kunsthalle in the world takes the shapeof a workshop dedicated to probably the most complex and controversial problemof the exhibiting practices of contemporary art, as it will analyze the history, role, and physiognomy of thecurator. For this, the Antonio Ratti Foundation invited nineamongst the most prestigious researchers, thinkers, and curators to discussthree specific aspects of the question in cause: the historicity of the figureof the curator: the origin and transformations of her/his role and functionduring the second half of the Twentieth century; The format of the exhibition, or better that of theexhibitions, as we need to think in plural to cross the whole range that goesfrom the monographic to the thematic show, to the diverse manifestations of theinternational large exhibitions; - the plurality of the institutions and the role ofthe curator within them, from the museum, where the problems of the permanentcollection cross those of the exhibition practices; to the contemporary artcentres, art galleries and the periodical manifestations that spread on theshadow of the Venetian Biennale. Curating the Most beautiful Kunshtalle in the world 10am Introduction: Marco De Michelis/Filipa Ramos Keynote Speaker: Maria Lind 11am - 1pm 1. The canon Teresa Gleadowe Bruce Altshuler Christian Rattemeyer 2.30 - 4.30pm 2. The exhibition Jens Hoffmann Celine Condorelli Raimundas Malašauskas 5 - 7pm 3. The institutions Chus Martínez Dirk Snauwaert

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                • Center Conversations: Jan Ramirez, 9/11 Memorial Museum, Part 4


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                  Jan Ramirez, Chief Curator and Director of Collections for the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City, speaks about her work at the highly anticipated venue. In this video, we ask her: What is it like to work on this project? After sifting through the objects, experiences, and stories of 9/11, what do you come away with at the end of the day?

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                  • Center Conversations: Jan Ramirez, 9/11 Memorial Museum, Part 3


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                    Jan Ramirez, Chief Curator and Director of Collections for the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City, speaks about her work at the highly anticipated venue. In this video, we ask her: How do you decide which donated objects from outside individuals find their way into the museum's collection? How do you sort and navigate through those items?

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