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Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans: Public Symposium

Jan 24, 2015

New Orleans, LA, United States
Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans (CAC)

900 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

FREE and open to the public


Join the Curatorial Intensive participants in New Orleans on January 24 for a public symposium, where the participants present their exhibition and project proposals that they have developed throughout the course of the program.

Symposium Schedule
Welcome and Session 1: 11:00am–12:30pm
Break: 12:30–1:30pm
Sessions 2 and 3: 1:30–5:00pm

This program, focusing on regional networks, brings together emerging curators from across the American South and around the world for the opportunity to exchange ideas, develop their curatorial practice, and explore Prospect.3: Notes for Now, the international biennial curated by Franklin Sirmans. To learn more about the program, click HERE.


This event is free and open to the public, though seating is limited. Please RSVP to rsvp@curatorsintl.org with SYMPOSIUM in the subject line.

Presenters
Saisha Grayson

Saisha Grayson is the curator of time-based media at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Charles Campbell

Charles Campbell is a Jamaican born multidisciplinary artist, writer and curator.

Brandon Alvendia

Brandon Alvendia is an artist, independent curator, and educator.

Paulina Ascencio

Paulina Ascencio (b. Guadalajara, 1988) is an independent curator and researcher based in Mexico, with a background in Philosophy and Social Sciences.

Katherine Cohn

Katherine Cohn is a curator and producer finishing an M.A. degree in Columbia University’s Modern Critical and Curatorial Studies program.

Marcela Correa

Marcela Correa has recently received two MA degrees in Contemporary Art from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London and in The History and Business of Art and Collecting from the Institut d’Etudes Supérieures des Arts/Warwick University in Paris and London, and has worked in several European galleries.

Ryan N. Dennis

Ryan N. Dennis is the chief curator and artistic director of the Center for Art & Public Exchange (CAPE) at the Mississippi Museum of Art.

Lauren Schell Dickens

Lauren Schell Dickens is senior curator at the San José Museum of Art.

Katherine Gressel

Katherine Gressel is a NYC-based independent curator, artist and writer focused on public/site-specific art.

Melissa Messina

Melissa Messina curated solo exhibitions for such artists as Nick Cave, Whitfield Lovell, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and Shinique Smith, and the photography exhibition Room In My Head: Staging Psychological Spaces, among others as the former Senior Curator at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Felicia Mings

Felicia Mings is a Curator at the Art Gallery of York University (AGYU).

Yesomi Umolu

Yesomi Umolu is Director of Curatorial Affairs and Public Practice for the Serpentine Galleries.