Ten Fundamental Questions of Curating by Jens HoffmannTen Fundamental Questions of Curating by Jens Hoffmann

Ten Fundamental Questions of Curating

EditorJens HoffmannText byPeter Eleey, Elena Filipovic

Paperback | October 31, 2013

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It has become almost obligatory to introduce a book on curating by noting the plethora of recent publications on the subject. How, in just a few short years, did we reach this point of saturation? What questions, exactly, do all these books address? Many attempt to offer an overview of the curatorial field as it exists today, or attempt to map its historical trajectory. Others propose a series of case studies under a common curatorial theme. All are hoping to contribute to this relatively new discipline and its accompanying canon. Edited by Jens Hoffmann, Ten Fundamental Questions of Curating offers a real critique of existing publications and modes of thinking by explicitly asking the questions that others have missed, ignored or deemed already answered: What is a curator? What is the public? What is art? What about collecting? What is an exhibition? Why mediate art? What to do with the contemporary? What about responsibility? What is the process? How about pleasure? Here, Peter Eleey, Elena Filipovic, Juan A. Gaitán, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Maria Lind, Chus Martínez, Jessica Morgan, Adriano Pedrosa, João Ribas and Dieter Roelstraete each propose and then address one question. Ten Fundamental Questions of Curating takes a back-to-basics approach--a return to a kind of zero-degree state--at a time when a recalibration of what a curator is and does seems both necessary and urgent.
Title:Ten Fundamental Questions of CuratingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.5 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:October 31, 2013Publisher:Mousse PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8867490532

ISBN - 13:9788867490530

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