Launch of New Online Format -Online Courses on Contemporary Curating

10.10.2020 - 31.03.2021


The newly established Online Courses on Contemporary Curating provide in-depth insights into specific areas of knowledge in curating; they are aimed at all those in contact with cultural, curatorial, and artistic interventions wishing to intensify and expand their understanding of culture, its role in society, and its capacity for change.
The Emancipated Audience – Experiential Curatorial Knowledge Production
Lecturer: Berit Fischer, PhD
Course dates: October 10 + 17, 2020, each 2–6pm (CEST)

Resisting Biennialisation: Making and Sustaining Art Platforms in the Digital Age
Course leader: Shwetal A. Patel
Course dates: October 24 (CEST) + 31, 2020 (CET), each 2–6pm

The Three P's: Participatory, Performative, and Political Practices
Course leader: Maayan Sheleff
Course dates: November 8 + 15, 2020, each 2–6pm (CET)

Curating Performance and Performativity as Curatorial Method
Course leader: Dr Sarah Spies
Course dates: December 5 + 12, 2020, each 2–6pm (CET)

Curating and Law
Lecturer: Martin Fritz
Course dates: January 9 + 16, 2021, each 2–6pm (CET)

Practical Strategies for Founding an Off-Space
Lecturer: Ella Krivanek
Course dates: January 23 + 30, 2021, each 2–6pm (CET)

Contradictions of Capital, Curating and Care
Lecturer: Sascia Bailer
February 6 + 13, 2021, each 2–6pm (CET)

Curating and Money
Lecturer: Martin Fritz
February 20 + 27 2021, 2–6pm (CET)

Environmental Thinking in Artistic and Curatorial practices
Lecturer: Emanuele Guidi
March 6 + 13, 2021, each 2–6pm (CET)

Ethics of Care in Curating
Lecturer: Elke Krasny, PhD
March 20 + 27, 2021, each 2–6pm (CET)

Collaborations with Postgraduate Programme in Curating, publication platform, PhD in Practice in Curating, Practice-Based Doctoral Programme, University of Reading

Head of the programme: Prof. Dr. Dorothee Richter
Contact: dorothee.richter [​at​]

Please find detailed information for all courses here:

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