March 4, 2010

Curating and Risk: A Day of Conversations

Moore College of Art & Design

SHERYL CONKELTON, Philadelphia based curator, formerly curator at Temple Gallery/Tyler School of Art, Museum of Modern Art, NY and Los Angeles County Museum of Art

DAVID DEMPEWOLF, co-founder of Marginal Utility gallery and the zine Machete, Philadelphia

HOMER JACKSON interdisciplinary artist, Philadelphia

RUBY LERNER President and CEO of Creative Capital, New York

AARON LEVY Executive Director and Chief Curator, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia

LANA LIN and LAN THAO LAM New York based interdisciplinary collaborative artist team (LIN + LAM)

RADHIKA SUBRAMANIAM Director and Chief Curator of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons the New School for Design, New York

NATO THOMPSON Chief Curator at Creative Time, New York

RICHARD TORCHIA artist and Director, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA


Janet Kaplan, Professor of Art History and Director of Curatorial Studies, Moore;

Lorie Mertes, Director and Chief Curator, The Galleries at Moore

This symposium is supported by Moore College of Art & Design through support from Frances and Bayard Storey. Additional support provided by Moore’s MFA in Studio Art, The Galleries at Moore and the Liberal Arts Department.

Schedule of events:

9:30 am – 10 am
Welcoming Videos – Selections from Project 35
Project 35 is an international video exhibition of historic and contemporary works selected by 35 curators from around the globe. Project 35 is produced and circulated by iCI (Independent Curators International), New York.

10 am – 11:15 am
Risk: Embrace It or Disguise It?
Ruby Lerner + Lana Lin + Lan Thao Lam + Richard Torchia

11:15 pm – 12:30 pm
Where Are The Risks If You Do It Yourself?
David Dempewolf + Aaron Levy + Radhika Subramaniam

12:30 pm – 2 pm
Lunch on your own

2 pm – 2:30 pm
Welcome Back Videos – Selections from Project 35

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Taking Risks: Intellectual, Aesthetic and Ethical
Sheryl Conkelton + Homer Jackson + Nato Thompson

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Plenary and Audience Q & A

4:30 pm

This program is free and open to the public.
Pre-registration via e-mail is requested.
PLEASE RSVP BY 3/8/10: [email protected]

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