Daniela Castro & Anne Szefer Karlsen

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Quarta-feira dia 3 de junho as 19:30

Self Organised, now available in Portuguese 

Para a fala desta quarta aconselhamso a leitura de: Self-organisation as Institution? Anne Szefer Karlsen



Daniela Castro is a writer and curator based in São Paulo. A graduate in Art History from University of Toronto (2003/Canada). She is currently co-curating the 3rd Aichi Triennial (Japan), has co-curated with Jochen Volz The Spiral and the Square: exercises on translatability at Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, which interchanged and travelled to Trondheim and Kristiansand, both in Norway (2011-12). Curated A Radically Condensed History of Post-Industrial Life LADO A/LADO B, an exhibition in LP format for the “Impossible Show” at El Spacio, Madrid, Spain (2010-11) and the TEMPORARY GALLERY in Köln, Germany (ongoing). Curated Lights Out, the inaugural exhibition at the Museum of Image and Sound – MIS (2008/São Paulo). Conceived and curated the Recombining Territories, an itinerant and interchanging exhibition that’s travelled seven capitals of Brazil (2006-2010). She’s been publishing widely in national and international art publications, and taught workshops on art writing and curatorial practices throughout Brazil.  Published her first book, co-authored with Fabio Morais, titled ARTE E MUNDO APÓS A CRISE DAS UTOPIAS, assim mesmo, em CAIXA ALTA e sem notas de roda-pé (Florianópolis: Par(ent)esis Art Book Publisher, 2010).

Anne Szefer Karlsen was curator for Lofoten International Art Festival – LIAF 2013 (with Bassam El Baroni and Eva Gónzalez-Sancho) and Associate Curator for Research and Encounters, Biennale Bénin 2012 (Artistic Director Abdellah Karroum). In 2015 she is the curator of the 8th Norwegian Sculpture Biennial. As Director of Hordaland Art Centre in Bergen, Norway (2008-2014) she curated several exhibitions and seminars, as well as further developed its residency programme. She initiated, and is Series Editor of, the book seriesDublett – a book series of twin publications consisting of a new artist book by and an anthology of commissioned texts on contemporary artists (2012-2015) and co-edited Self-Organised (Open Editions/Hordaland Art Centre, 2013, with Stine Hebert). Her interests are in artistic and curatorial collaborations as well as developing the language that surrounds art productions of today, linguistically, spatially and structurally.


Recomended reading

http://digamo.free.fr/dhbrief.pdf (Freedom’s Just Another Word chapter)