Participants for SYNAPSE – The International Curators’ Network at Haus der Kulturen der Welt selected
Haus der Kulturen der Welt has invited 13 up-and-coming curators and a curatorial collective of two to share SYNAPSE—The International Curators’ Network at Haus der Kulturen der Welt. The first network meeting will take place September 7 – 10, 2011 in the framework of the Asia-Pacific Weeks 2011. Moderated by international curators, scientists and other experts, the network meeting of SYNAPSE will focus on the interactions between science and art.READ MORE AND COMMENT
Press and Previews:
Wednesday 1, Thursday 2, Friday 3 June 2011
Press & Arts Professionals Launch:
Friday 3 June 2011, 18:00h–22:00h
ArtSway, the innovative contemporary art gallery based in England’s New Forest, in collaboration with the Arts University College at Bournemouth, presents ArtSway’s New Forest Pavilion.
Gayle Chong Kwan‘s installation The Obsidian Isle explores ideas of collective history, the senses and memory, national identity, landscape and tourism. Chong Kwan documents an island which houses the lost and destroyed places of her native Scotland, referencing the 18th century fictionalized epic of Ossian, as well as her Mauritian heritage, an island whose landscape is being theatricalised and consumed through the global tourist industry.READ MORE AND COMMENT