Postgraduate Course: TPG Curating (ARTX11030)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||You will engage in the presentation and interpretation of contemporary art in professional institutionalised settings - integrating your approach to artistic research, commissioning and distribution. You will work collaboratively to curate a project for a specific venue, developing a sophisticated awareness of sites
and audiences in relation to current curatorial theories and practices. Practical workshops will facilitate project management, critical and contextual approaches.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 2,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 30,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 14,
Fieldwork Hours 16,
Online Activities 25,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 1,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Critically re-assess curatorial histories and theories in relation to emerging tendencies in curatorial practice.
- Generate a focus for and make a constructive contribution to the group organisation of a curatorial project.
- Work with your peers to produce, manage and distribute a curatorial project for critical scrutiny
|Micchelli, Thomas. On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curators, Distributed Art Publishers; 2010.|
Zeiske, Claudia and Sacramento, Nuno. ARTocracy, Jovis, 2011.
Kouris and Rand, Cautionary Tales: Critical Curating, Apexart, 2007.
Marincola, Paula. What Makes a Great Exhibition?,Reaktion, 2007.
Wilson, Mick, Curating and the Educational Turn, Open Editions/De Appel Arts Centre, 2010.
Abbing, Hans. 'Why are artists poor?: The Exceptional Economy of the Arts, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2002.
WADE, GAVIN, Curating in the 21st Century, Wolverhampton, 2000.
O'DOHERTY, BRIAN & MCEVILLEY Inside the White Cube, University of California Press, 1999.
Greenberg, Reesa. Thinking about Exhibitions. Routledge, London, 1996.
Buskirk, Martha. 'The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art', MIT, 2005.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Theory Pathway: Curating Collecting Exhibitions Museology Taxonomy Cultural Geography Art History Vi
|Course organiser||Dr Neil Mulholland
Tel: (0131 6)51 5881
|Course secretary||Miss Lizzie Robertson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5852
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