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GREEN COLLEGE LECTURE SERIES

CURATING INSTITUTIONS - INTERNATIONAL CURATORS TALK ABOUT THEIR PRACTICE

Talks by Serge Guilbaut, Kitty Scott, Candice Hopkins, Régis Michel, and Stéphane Martin

PAST - January to April, 2008

Green College Coach House, The University of British Columbia, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver BC

The Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery is pleased to present a dynamic five-part lecture series featuring renowned international scholars and curators. The series is intended to illuminate the current challenges and critical issues that define the practice of curating in our present situation.

All lectures will be held at Green College Coach House, The University of British Columbia, 6201 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver BC

Wednesday, January 30th at 5pm
Serge Guilbaut
“Decolonizing Museum Eyes”
Professor, Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, University of British Columbia

Wednesday, February 6th at 5:30pm
Kitty Scott
“Former Curatorial Responsibilities: Collecting contemporary art at the National Gallery from 2000-2006”
Director, Visual Arts and Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre

Wednesday, March 5th at 5pm
Candice Hopkins
“On Representation”
Curator, Western Front Society (Vancouver)

Wednesday, March 26th at 5pm
Régis Michel
“The Crisis of the Contemporary – The New Culture Industry: Museums for Sale and Art for Tourists”
Conservateur en chef, Musée du Louvre (Paris)

Wednesday, April 9th at 5pm
Stéphane Martin
President-Director General, Musée du Quai Branly (Paris)

This series is organized in conjunction with the Critical and Curatorial Studies Program by the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, the Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory, and the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.

Stéphane Martin’s talk is co-sponsored by The Canadian Museums Association and the Consulat Général de France in Vancouver. Régis Michel’s talk is co-sponsored by the Vancouver Art Gallery, the UBC Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory Graduate Symposium, and the Consulat Général de France in Vancouver.

For further information please contact: Jana Tyner at jana.tyner@ubc.ca,
tel: (604) 822-1389, or fax: (604) 822-6689