Applications to curators

If you really want to apply direct to a gallery or curator, bear the following in mind: Find out the name of the curator or director and write directly to him/her. Print images on paper so that people …

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Eliza Gluckman: how curators work

I work as a freelance curator, primarily with my curatorial partner Lucy Day, and to borrow one of her comments, I would say that ‘a curator is both conduit and catalyst’. In 2006 we formed Day+Gluckm …

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Jason E Bowman: how curators work

Curating isn’t what I anticipated would become a central tenet of my practice. I didn’t become a curator via institutional in-house training or graduate from a post-graduate curating course. Lisa le F …

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Paula Orell: how curators work

The invitation to write this article is incredibly timely within my practice, as I move from being an institutional curator to an independent. When considering how I could make this article useful in …

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Fiona MacDonald: how curators work

For the last six years artist Fiona MacDonald has worked as a curator 3 days a week, running a space, with all the practical, managerial, and fundraising implications that brings. In this article she …

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Alex Julyan: how curators work

Curation. Certain job titles carry a cache, a whiff of glamour and a suggestion of entry into circles of prestige and influence. Shifts taking place from the mid 1960’s meant that an Art History quali …

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Dallas Seitz: how curators work

Dallas Seitz talks about his experiences practicing as a curator and the relationship between this role and his career as an artist. http://soundcloud.com/artquest/the-artist-curator-dallas Artist as …

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Cathy Lomax and Gary ODwyer: artist-curators

Many artists also operate as curators, developing their careers and expanding their networks by organising their own exhibitions with peers or in some cases even setting up a longer term artist led sp …

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