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Ideas Series

Critical Ideas: Curation At The Crossroads Of Performance And Visual Art

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Photo: Sarah Race
PuSh Youth Assembly, 2016 PuSh Festival

Today audiences are as likely to encounter dance in a museum as they are mixed-media installations on stage. As performance becomes an increasingly important part of the exhibition and collecting mandates of art galleries, and as festivals like PuSh attract artists whose practices span multiple disciplines, how do curators best showcase and invite engagement with the work?

Speakers:

Daina Augaitis, chief curator and associate director, Vancouver Art Gallery
Vanessa Kwan, curator of community engagement, grunt gallery
Nigel Prince, executive director, Contemporary Art Gallery

Presented With SFU’s Institute For Performance Studies, Critical Ideas brings together artists, critics, scholars and audiences to discuss formal, social and ideological issues affecting performance practice and reception. Moderated by Peter Dickinson, director of the Institute for Performance Studies.

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January 27


2:30–4:00PM

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