Posted on October 19, 2011
MUMBAI CURATORIAL INTENSIVE 2011
Venue Partner: Dates: December 12-14, 2011
December 12 and 13: Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai
December 14: Little Theatre, NCPA, Mumbai
The Mumbai Curatorial Intensive developed and implemented by Independent Curators International (ICI), New York will be offered in Mumbai (India) in collaboration with the Mohile Parikh Center (MPC), Mumbai.
This three day event will offer a forum on curatorial practice focused on contemporary art and geared towards the emerging professional curator. The program will be for 15 individuals who will be selected by ICI and MPC through a application process. The purpose of the program is for the participants to receive an introduction to the field of curatorial practice today, in the field of contemporary art, and to set up a foundation for future curatorial work. Through the program, participants will engage with current curatorial thinking in a critical environment that provides an international context for understanding contemporary art and exhibition-making today.
The program will consist of two days of seminars during which the selected participants will attend closed-door lectures and discussions with experienced curators from ICI, and other prominent professional curators invited from Asia and Europe. On the third day, a public forum of two panel discussions will be held and will host professional curators from Asia, Europe, and North America, who will give talks on pressing curatorial issues.