Historicizing Chance and Contingency in Performance Art: Reperforming John Cage’s 4’33’’
Hypothèses Conference Series Histoire(s) de gestes: Random Piece for Three Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (Salon Pavillon Jean-Noël Desmarais) 1380 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal 10 December 2014, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Go Ahead! Reflections on Teaching Curatorship in South Africa
Having recently taught curatorship in South Africa—at the Bag Factory in Johannesburg and at VANSA in Cape Town—I take both the participants' and my reflections as the starting point for this invited talk.
The theme-based exhibition Viewpoints on Folklore at the Austrian Cultural Forum London addresses the concept of folklore and the associated visual representations in the works of contemporary artists.
The viewpoints taken by the Austria-based artists focus on multi-layered implications of folk culture. Do locational traditions still prove to be authentic or rather is folklore infused with a variety of connotations in present times?