We are pleased to announce the first in a new series of talks analysing and contextualising exhibitions through the personal accounts of the curators responsible for them, co-organised with the Whitechapel Gallery in London. On Thursday 24 January Ute Meta Bauer will be in conversation with Iwona Blazwick, Director of the Whitechapel Gallery.
Each talk will take the form of a focused discussion between a member of the Afterall or Whitechapel Gallery team and the curator of an exhibition or series of exhibitions. To start the series, Ute Meta Bauer will reflect upon three exhibitions: '?', her section of the exhibition 'NowHere' at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk (1996), 'Architectures of Discourse' at the Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona (2001) and her recent exhibition at n.b.k. Berlin, 'The Future Archive' (2012).
Exhibition Histories Talks: Ute Meta Bauer
Thursday 24 January 19:00–20:30
77-82 Whitechapel High Street
Tickets: £7.00 (Concessions £5.00). For more information email events[at]afterall.org Tickets available from the Whitechapel Gallery website.
This event is a collaboration with the Whitechapel Gallery, London and part of the Exhibition Histories research and publication project, developed by Afterall in association with the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna; the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College; and Van Abbemuseum.
A video recording of this event is available here.
Image: 'Architectures of Discourse', curated by Ute Meta Bauer at the Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, 2001. Photograph: © Ute Meta Bauer
Installation view shows the library of the Fundació Antoni Tàpies. The red string in the foreground is part of ID-entity (2001), a work by Fareed Armaly that included the exhibition designs for 'Architectures of Discourse'. On the back mezzanine wall you can see Cloud (2001), also by Armaly, and hung on the walls below Approaching The Library as Activists: An Exercise in Speculative Erraticism (2001) by madeinbarcelona.