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Unannounced Voices: Curatorial Practice and Changing Institutions (Sternberg Press / Thoughts on Curating)

Unannounced Voices: Curatorial Practice and Changing Institutions (Sternberg Press / Thoughts on Curating)

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Publication Date: November 15th, 2022
Publisher:
Sternberg Press
ISBN:
9783956795848
Pages:
64
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Description

Alternative forms of curatorial and institutional work suitable to our novel conditions, when the relationship between physical and online work must be revised.

In our current era of global pandemic and violent political upheaval, the question must be asked: What is our future and whose voices will announce it? These can only be situated voices, each with its own body and space, formed through dialogue within their own communities and in reaction and resistance to dominant discourses. Museum director, curator, and writer Zdenka Badovinac argues that these situated voices of people, artworks, and exhibitions, rooted in the local, can bring incisive, productive change. The call of these voices, in rethinking art, curation, and institutions, is the subject of this powerful essay.

About the Author

Zdenka Badovinac is a curator and writer. Since 1993 she has been the Director of the Moderna galerija in Ljubljana. She is the author of Body and the East: From the 1960s to the Present (MIT Press).