Third NoVA Suggests by Gerd Elise Mørland


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Heidi Bale Amundsen and Gerd Elise Mørland  just received the book Curating and Politics Beyond the Curator from the printer.

1. #ArtOffline
#ArtOffline, a documentary directed by Manuel Correa showed at the Sculpture Biennial at Vigelands Museum in Oslo in an exhibition called The art belongs to those who see it, curated by Anne Szefer Karlsen.

Directed by Manuel Correa
Produced by Emil Olsen and Anna Kasko
Cinematographer Maxime Cyr-Morton
Trailer Composer Simon Mesa Giraldo
Research Michael Burnside, Jon Peters, Joseph Strohan

I find this film very interesting because it reflects on a situation online where people percept the image of an artwork and the artwork as the same thing. How to deal with that?

https://www.facebook.com/ArtOffline
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4F7Yn7KUGc

2. Launch of the book Curating and Politics Beyond the Curator: Initial Reflections. 3.12.2015, 18.30, Kunstens Hus, Oslo

Launch of the book Curating and Politics Beyond the Curator: Initial Reflections. With contributions from Andrea Phillips, TJ Demos, Reesa Greenberg, Cecilia Sjöholm and Ekaterina Degot. Edited by Gerd Elise Mørland and Heidi Bale Amundsen.

I’ve worked on this book with my colleague for many years now, and finally it is here! It concerns exhibition politics and provide some new perspectives on the matter. Ever since the nineteen-nineties, curatorial discourse has revolved around the figure of the professional curator. Consequently, curatorial politics is usually considered the direct result of a curator’s deliberate acts and intentions. Now, however, new institutional models and modes of exhibition practice together with key shifts in funding and collecting strategies have revealed aspects of curatorial politics over which the exhibition-maker has little or no control. The present volume presents a series of essays by noted art theorists and cultural scientists that go beyond the perspective of the individual curator to reveal these previously unexplored levels of curatorial politics.

3. Formidlingsseminaret 2015: Hvordan når vi ut til de unge voksne? (Art Education: How to improve the museum outreach to young adults?)

New media has changed how you people interact with art works. This conference has gathered artists, researchers, bloggers and others to discuss how the museum should work to improve their outreach.

Gerd Elise Mørland works as an assistant professor at Oslo University College of Applied Science, as an editor and as a freelance curator. Recent projects include the exhibition Marte Johnslien: Forms of Protest (2014) at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter and the publication Curating and Politics Beyond the Curator: Initial Reflections (Hatje Cantz, 2015).

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Third NoVA Suggests by Gerd Elise Mørland

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