The Art/Work of Curating
Join Julianne Pierce, Deborah Lawler-Dormer and Jennifer Gillam - three internationally recognised curators and artists - at a workshop discussion about their particular approaches to the art/work of curation. Exploring their individual approaches is a great way to expand your own professional practice in curation, offer inspiration for new avenues of production, or the discussion may just help you to gain an understanding of what curation is all about.
Julianne Pierce has worked in the Australian and international cultural sector for over 25 years. She is a Creative Producer and Consultant with a background in curating, writing, producing and arts management, specialising in digital and media arts. Julianne has just been appointed the Creative Producer of the Adelaide Fringe Festival.
Deborah Lawler-Dormer has been a curator, director and researcher for many years developing large projects seen within New Zealand and internationally. Deborah was part of the team who developed CoLab, an interdisciplinary research unit at AUT and was executive director of MIC Toi Rerehiko for 16 years. Her current doctoral research is on curatorial and artistic practice working with neuroscience, computational science and media arts.
Jennifer Gillam is an artist and academic based in Wellington. Her practice investigates visual constructs of the socio-politics of ecology within a broader framework of urban neurosis and its manifestations in popular culture. Jennifer’s approach to curating is from an artist’s point-of-view and she been involved in developing artist-initiated curatorial projects.