Curatoring / exhibition practices & history / museology / scenography

 
 
2022
French edition
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Cinétisme
ECAL (Lausanne University of Art and Design)
forthcoming
A critical history of VideoArt Festival Locarno.
Karen Archey - After Institutions
2022
English edition
Floating Opera Press
forthcoming
The current crisis of museums and the future of Institutional Critique.
Boris Groys - Logic of the Collection
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
An essay by the distinguished philosopher and theorist of art and media on the current evolution and possible future of museum collections practices and strategies.
Beatrice von Bismarck - The Curatorial Condition
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - History, Criticism and Theory
forthcoming
An analysis of the relations created by the curatorial—relations that also constitute it.
Tensta Museum - Reports from New Sweden
2021
English edition
Sternberg Press - Catalogues
forthcoming
This publication documents and discusses Tensta konsthall's experimental multi-year project "Tensta Museum: Reports from New Sweden" that ran from 2013–18 in Tensta and beyond. By pretending to be a museum, the project created a richly contrasting patchwork stretching over six years, in which manifold interests and expressions together formed a narrative with tensions and conflicts erupting around questions like "what history and heritage?," "to whom do they belong?" and "what about the present?"
Bande à part - On Independent Art Institutions
2021
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
forthcoming
The publication Bande à part discusses the reasons, means, and rationales of a range of recent independent art institutions, which often have a small economy yet create a considerable impact within their respective art scenes.
Artforum - September 2021 – The Museum Now – Part II
2021
English edition
Artforum
Artforum turns to efforts by artists, historians, and curators to rethink the underpinnings of the museum institutions.
Résonances - Le Louvre à La Réunion
2021
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The Louvre invites itself to Reunion Island: a dialogue between the collections of the island's five museums and those of the Department of Graphic Arts.
Lætitia Sadier -
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
Crossed interviews around the project of the curator Mathieu Copeland, who transposes the exhibition to the stage for the duration of a show, pursuing his investigation into the nature of an exhibition.
Lætitia Sadier - <em>A Staged Exhibition</em> (interview booklet + libretto)
2021
bilingual edition (English / French)
Captures - Digressions (interviews)
Crossed interviews around the project of the curator Mathieu Copeland, who transposes the exhibition to the stage for the duration of a show, pursuing his investigation into the nature of an exhibition, accompanied by a libretto that gathers the transcriptions of the texts of the thirteen invited artists.
Rehearsing Hospitalities - Companion 3
2021
English edition
Archive Books
A series of essays and visual contributions critically reflecting on the questions of hospitality safety, security and care.
Flows - Bodies of Water – A Reader
2021
bilingual edition (English / Chinese)
Les presses du réel – Contemporary art – Catalogues
Part of Bodies of Water, the 13th Shanghai Biennale, and following its lines of research, this publication, a 354-pages book conceived as a unique and parallel platform to the exhibition, offers an ensemble of inspiring texts that reflect and extend the theme of the Biennale.
Shifting Views on Italian Art
2021
English edition
Nero
A critical analysis of the format of the curatorial residency as a research model.
Artforum - Summer 2021 – The Museum Now
2021
English edition
Artforum
The call is clear: Museums must change. Amid an ongoing global pandemic and growing demands for decolonization, racial justice, and economic parity, culture needs new tools for structural transformation. In the first of two special issues focusing on this urgent topic, Artforum has invited some of our leading theorists, curators, artists, and museum directors to consider how art institutions might evolve.
Walk on Water
2021
English edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The collection of the Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Genève revisited by the transversal scenographic interventions of the Viennese artist and performer Jakob Lena Knebl, who turns perspectives upside down and radically renews our perception of the works.
Marcher sur l\'eau
2021
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
The collection of the Musée d'art et d'histoire de la Ville de Genève revisited by the transversal scenographic interventions of the Viennese artist and performer Jakob Lena Knebl, who turns perspectives upside down and radically renews our perception of the works.
Frédéric Forté - Questions obliques (card game)
2021
French edition
Art centers, museums, galleries & varia
Created by the author-poet Frédéric Forté, the "Questions obliques" cards, with their three levels of difficulty, question the visitor of an exhibition on his perception of an artwork.
Igor Zabel - Inexplicable Presence (Curator’s Working Place)
2021
English edition
Archive Books
The posthumous catalogue of one of the most personal curatorial projects of Igor Zabel (1958-2005).


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