From February–April 2015, four international curators and / or dramaturges will meet in dialogue with four international artists and / or choreographers at Stockholm University of the Arts. The dialogues are an initiative from professor André Lepecki and take place within Stockholm Uniart’s profile area Concept and Composition.
April 27 – El Hadji Sy: Painting, Performance, Politics – A dialogue on the practice of El Hadji Sy
El Hadji Sy is a visual and performance artist, political activist and curator from Dakar in Senegal. He chooses painting as his preferred medium to develop his artistic research, negotiate his multiple identities, and conduct his ideological battles.
28 april – Clémentine Deliss: The Post-Ethnographic Museum as Curatorial Experimentation
In 2015, an ethnographic museum appears to be out of time, and its collection unable to combine with current concepts of contemporaneity. What can one do to break this stasis and dislodge the anachronism embedded in its collections? How can ethnographic artefacts, of which there exist over 5 million in Germany alone, provide a central pool from which to reconfigure experimental research into visual culture and artistic practice?