Colloquium at the Stanley Picker Gallery

Alessandro Puccinelli Intersections

Alessandro Puccinelli Intersections

Colloquium at the Stanley Picker Gallery

Curated by Jane Wildgoose, Annalisa Sonzongni, Eliza Tan and Alexandra Reynolds
16, 23 & 30 Jan & 6 Feb 2013

The Stanley Picker Gallery is hosting a series of talks as part of Colloquium, a wider initiative produced by Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture doctoral students Jane Wildgoose, Annalisa Sonzongni, Eliza Tan and Alexandra Reynolds, which seeks to explore interdisciplinary themes in theoretical and practice-based postgraduate research with the help of academic thinkers and cultural practitioners. A final roundtable event will be staged on Thursday 14 February at the ICA, London.

Colloquium is supported by the Visual and Material Culture Research Centre and the Modern Interiors Research Centre at Kingston University, and forms part of an ongoing partnership between the Institute of Contemporary Arts and Kingston University.

All talks are free. Booking is essential contact

16 Jan 5.30-7pm
Curatorial Bodies: Role, Discipline, Space and Public in Contemporary Practice
Managing, Mediating, Musing: Reflections on Historical Collecting & Contemporary Practice
Dr Jerzy Kierkuc-Bielinski, Exhibitions Curator, Sir John Soane’s Museum

23 January 5.30-7pm
Space as a Protagonist in Curatorial Practice
Dr Alexandra Stara, Reader, School of Architecture and Landscape, Kingston University

30 January 5.30-7pm
Curating in a Post-Disciplinary Age
David Falkner, Director, Stanley Picker Gallery in conversation with Stanley Picker Design Fellow Marloes ten Bhömer (2011) and Rebecca Davies, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Kingston University

6 February 5.30-7pm
Curating, Pedagogy and the Active Spectator
Sofia Victorino, Daskalopoulos Head of Education and Public Programmes, Whitechapel Gallery

14 February 6-8 pm Institute of Contemporary Arts, Studio
Discussion Workshop: Role, Discipline, Space and Public in Contemporary Curatorial Practice
An interactive discussion workshop guided by guest contributors including Rachel Boak, Curator at Waddeston Manor, David Falkner, Director Stanley Picker Gallery, David Spence, Director of Programmes at the Museum of London and Dr Alexandra Stara, Reader in the School of Architecture and Landscape at Kingston University

Please note: All of the talks will be recorded.

Get Involved

For more information about this project and others please contact Natalie Kay on 020 8417 4074 or email