Artis and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, in conjunction with the Center for Contemporary Art, presented a panel discussion exploring research-based curatorial projects. Traditional programing formats at contemporary art institutions demand the fruits of curatorial research in the form of scholarly publications, exhibitions texts, catalogues, and the study that informs the institution’s programs. Yet, the high turnover of temporary exhibitions leaves little time for curators to pursue in-depth research. How do curators navigate such programming structures? What formats might better accommodate curatorial research? Panelists considered these questions and presented their curatorial work within diverse curatorial models that range from alternative programing platforms to large-scale biennials. Moderated by Artis Curatorial Associate and CCA Curator Chen Tamir.
Case in Point is a series of talks and thematic panel discussions that take place during Artis’ Curatorial Seminar in Israel. Through presentations and a moderated discussion, participants focus on the practices of international and Israel-based curators, and investigate contemporary topics in the field of curating.
Sarah Demeuse reads, writes, translates, and makes exhibitions and books. For the last four years, she has mostly worked as Rivet, a curatorial office she runs with Manuela Moscoso. They focus on long-term projects in close collaboration with artists, often in formats other than exhibitions.
Anthony Huberman is the director and chief curator of The Wattis Institute in San Francisco and the founder of The Artist’s Institute in New York. He has previously worked as a curator at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Palais de Tokyo in Paris, and SculptureCenter in New York.
Jochen Volz was chief curator of the 32th São Paulo Biennial in 2016 and has served as head of programs of the Serpentine Galleries in London between 2012 and 2015. He is also a curator of the Instituto Inhotim, where he was General Director between 2005 and 2007 and Artistic Director between 2007 and 2012.