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Making it Happen - Introduction to Curating #4
Mon, May 22, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM BST
In this new series of four sessions organised by Sarah McCrory, respected professionals will discuss differing aspects of this wide-ranging practice.
Making it Happen is the fourth and final session and will explore how PR, design and project management are vital elements of curating. Matthew Brown (Sutton PR), Eva Kellenberger (Kellenberger-White) and Zoe McLeod will discuss their work and how they allow artists, curators and organisations to perform at their best. They will also offer practical advice.
10 Apr: Curating 101 - Helen Legg, Susan May & Emily Pethick
24 Apr: Commissioning - Milovan Farronato, Laura McLean-Ferris & Catherine Wood
8 May: Curatorial Voices - Anna Colin, Claire Doherty & Francesco Manacorda
Sarah McCrory is the Director of the new gallery at Goldsmiths, due to open in 2018 and previously Director of Glasgow International, Curator of Frieze Projects and Film, Co-curator of Studio Voltaire, and Director of Vilma Gold.
Matthew Brown is the Associate Director of Sutton. He directs international PR campaigns for clients including the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam and Photo London, and led the team promoting the British Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016.
Eva Kellenberger studied Graphic Design at Camberwell College of Art, where she currently lectures. She set up graphic design consultancy Kellenberger–White with Sebastian White in 2009, which specialises in art direction, the design of typefaces, identities, books and exhibitions, as well as campaigns, information graphics and websites. Recent commissions include projects with Barbican, British Library, Carmody Groarke, Design Museum, Frieze Foundation, Glasgow International, mima, MIT Press, Royal College of Art, Science Museum, Tate, Wellcome Collection and White Cube.
Zoe McLeod is a development consultant with over ten years' experience of fundraising in the arts and heritage sector, ranging from artist's projects and exhibitions to major museum building projects. She has developed and delivered fundraising plans for organisations across the UK and abroad, including Whitechapel Gallery, Tate Liverpool, Gasworks/Triangle Arts Trust, The Postal Museum, MK Gallery and Emergency Arts.
Image: Jimmie Durham, These Twelve Bricks Were Used to Represent the Dawn Sky in Venice , 2015