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February 28, 2012

Curating Contemporary Art: Perspectives on Practice

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Installation view of Painting Air: Spencer Finch, February 24 through July 19, 2012. Museum of Art, Rhode Island
School of Design, Providence. Photography by Erik Gould.

Join us for the third annual lectures series on contemporary curatorial practice co-sponsored by the Division of Graduate Studies and Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design and Brown University’s Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Culture and Media Studies.

Around An Object
Tuesday, February 28, 6:30 pm | RISD Architecture Department, 231 South Main St
Giovanna Borasi (Curator of Contemporary Architecture at the Canadian Centre for Architecture) shares how environmental and social issues influence today’s urbanism and architecture.

On Social Scores
Thursday, March 15, 6:30 pm | RISD Museum, Metcalf Auditorium, 20 North Main St
Does art inspire social change? Curator, artist, and educator Pablo Helguera’s (Director of Adult and Academic Programs, MoMA) work involves a variety of pedagogical and participatory strategies. He shares his experience with socially engaged art.

In Good Company
Thursday, April 5, 6:30 pm | RISD Museum, Metcalf Auditorium, 20 North Main St
Artist Spencer Finch’s (RISD MFA Sculpture ’89) recent work and his selection of objects from the Museum’s collection, on view in Painting Air, examine artistic influences and the persistent drive to give form to the intangible.

In This Place
Thursday, April 12, 6:30 pm | RISD Museum, Metcalf Auditorium, 20 North Main St
Curator Robert Blackson (RISD BFA ’97 Sculpture), Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, considers his curatorial collaborations with artists, including Jeremy Deller whose work is on view in Manchester Tracks.
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
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