Seminar 41 // 17, 18 and 19 October 2013 // London

Curatorial/Knowledge seminar, October 17-19 , Goldsmiths, London.


Thursday, 17 October 2013

11.00 - 5.00

lunch 1.30-2.30

Day seminar together with Helsinki Aalto University’s ‘Curating and Cultural mediation’ Program. Students and Prof. Nora Sternfeld.

Introductory statements about both programs.

C/K participants panel on ‘Discomfort’ – unstable points of entry into curatorial projects ;

Carolina Rito

Vipash Purichanont

Maria Bella

Fereshte Moosavi

Discussion of panel questions together with participants in Helsinki program.


Friday, 18 October 2013

11.00 – 5.00

lunch 1.30 to 2.30

Both the Friday and Saturday program enagage with different perspectives on Archives.

In particular , we will be looking at how other’s archives might become a point of departure got our concerns. This is in preparation for the ‘Anecdoted Archive of Exhibition Lives” project.

Seminar on the ‘Contemporary Arts Expansions in the Social”’ by Irit Rogoff

Paper “Contemporary Arts Expansions into the Social” – in the accompanying readings which are listed below I would like to particularly focus on the possibility of reading ourselves out of other’s archives.

Readings on site:

From “Lost in the Archives” , Alphabet City No. 8 , (edited by Rebecca Comay):

- Introduction by Rebecca Comay

- -“Kosovo Variations” , Krysztof Czyzewski

- “Anatomy of an Insurrection” , Dot Tuer

- An-Anarchy – Shattered Records, Evacuated Sites, Dispersed Loathings” , Irit Rogoff

From “Interarchive” (edited by Beatrice von Bismarck et al.)

Renee Green – “Survival – Ruminations on Archival Readings”

Cornelia Vissmann – excerpts from her book “Files – Law and Media technology”.

8.00 Dinner for all of C/K and for the group from Helsinki at Irit’s – joint cooking efforts by Goncalo, Eleni, Vipash and Irit. Please all make an effort to join us.


Saturday, 19 October 2013

12.00 to 5.00

At Raven Row, Spitalfields.

Stefan Nowotny , a reading of Jacques Derrida “Archive Fever” selection from text on site.

Seminar Dates: 
Thu, 17/10/2013 - 11:00 - Sat, 19/10/2013 - 17:00