Curatorial Roundtable: "Curatorial Practice as Production of Visual & Spatial Knowledge"

 

Curatorial Roundtable: "Curatorial Practice as Production of Visual & Spatial Knowledge"

A discussion about various defintions of "curation," sensory experiences in front of museum objects and also in digital space, and bridging the divide between institutions of art and those of natural history.  

Participants were Dan Byers, Senior Curator, ICA Boston; Dr. Alison Langmead, Director, Visual Media Workshop, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, and Assistant Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh; Dr. Cynthia Morton, Associate Curator of Botany, Carnegie Museum of Natural History; and Dr. Terry Smith, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory, University of Pittsburgh.  

This panel was convened and moderated by Nicole Scalissi, History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh.  

The transcript of the conversation is published in Volume 4 of Contemporaneity, along with post-discussion reflections by the participants.

Categories: 
  • Debating Visual Knowledge