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Article on DIY residencies (Repost from the Guardian)

April 2, 2014 by

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DIY residencies: a career in the arts on your own terms From 24-hour plays to co-op leasing, US artists are ditching traditional residencies in favour of working on their own terms Last week, US rail company Amtrak officially began offering writing residencies on its trains after writers mounted a lively social media campaign sparked by […]

Repost: Sochi Project and Crowdfunding – Interview

December 28, 2013 by

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Photographer Tina Remiz recently interviewed her peers Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen – the duo behind The Sochi Project – for IdeasTap. This is a repost of the article, which gives great insight into their work (just in time for the Olympic Games) and into themes such as Crowdfunding, Collaborative work and documentary photography. […]

Call for papers – Contemporary Curation: Theory and Practice. Deadline: Jan 28, 2014

December 15, 2013 by

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The International Journal of Cultural and Creative Industries (IJCCI) is a new international journal organized by the Institute of Creative Industries Design, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. The journal is a multidisciplinary, double-blind peer-reviewed journal which aims to facilitate scholarly works and discussions related to academic research and practical insights from the field of cultural […]

Repost: Article on Spanish Photobooks

December 13, 2013 by

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This article was posted today by Madrid-based Valeria Saccone, just in time for tomorrow’s F.I.E.B.R.E. book fair. Using a similar model as the Parisian OFFPRINT, PhotoIreland’s Book and Magazine Fair, and the recently announced Photobook Bristol (organised by RRB Books), F.I.E.B.R.E. will feature local and international publishers – and self-publishers. Valeria quotes Martin Parr, who […]

Call for Papers, Conference on Post-medium Condition of Moving Image (Japan). Deadline: May 17, 2013

May 7, 2013 by

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Post-medium Condition of Moving Image Osaka, Kansai University, June 29 – 30, 2013 Deadline: May 17, 2013 The Program Committee of the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation invites proposal submissions for an interdisciplinary panel titled “Post-medium Conditions of Moving Image.” The panel will be held at the 8th Annual Meeting on June 29–30, 2013 at […]

Three Calls for Papers on Collecting and Museums. Deadlines: April / May 2013

April 3, 2013 by

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Summary of this post This is a three-in-one post on Calls for submissions for conferences that have to do with museums and collecting, in the widest sense. The first one will be held in Gotha (Germany) in November 2013 and is on Collections and the Marketplace, as part of the wider theme Economies of Collections […]

John Cleese on Creativity (Lecture from 1991)

January 2, 2013 by

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In this excerpt from his now-famous 1991 lecture, John Cleese offers a recipe for creativity, delivered with his signature blend of cultural insight and comedic genius. Specifically, Cleese outlines “the 5 factors that you can arrange to make your lives more creative”. I found this fantastic material on Maria Popova’s BrainPickings Website. Don’t ask me […]

The Fine Art of Being a Curator

December 10, 2012 by

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The Fine Art of Being a Curator Repost from an article in the NYT by RANDY KENNEDY. Published: July 18, 2012 Over the last decade, as the contemporary art world has grown to planetary size — more galleries, more fairs, more art-selling Web sites, bigger museums, new biennials almost by the month — it has […]

The curator, a curious mixture of bureaucrat and priest. (Repost)

October 15, 2012 by

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This is a repost of an article by David Levi Strauss, for the Brooklyn Rail. It was published in December 2006, but has not lost its relevance, I believe. The interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist mentioned in the text have been reprinted in his book A Brief History of Curating, by the way. The Bias […]

Curator Ship Shore Excursion No. 2: Korea… Gangnam Style!

October 2, 2012 by

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After the unexpected success of our first excursion to Getxo Photo and the Ecce Mono of Borja, we decided to continue the series with an even more exotic destination. We left our vessel safely anchored near the South Korean coast, just off the Demilitarized Zone with North Korea, a 4km-wide strip of No Man’s Land […]

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