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Issue 6
The Beginning of Curating
The Beginning of Curating
Editorial​
Sandy Hsiu-chih Lo
In both Greek and Latin, “to act” means “to begin” and “to initiate.” Especially in Latin, “to be free” and “”to begin,” or even “to be human,” are one and the same. Because the birth of each person is a reaffirmation of the original beginning, it represents something new entering the world that already exists, and introduces into the world the ability to begin again—that is, freedom. Freedom develops only when action creates its own space in the world. Every action is a “miracle,”…
Issue 6 The Beginning of Curating
Bùi Kim Đĩnh
t goes without saying that curation has always been related to ethics to a certain extent, the relationship between them, however, has just received attention in recent years especially after the publication of Maura Reilly’s Curatorial Activism, Towards an Ethics of Curating in 2018 and Jean-Paul Martinon’s Curating as Ethics in 2020. Whereas the former is, strictly speaking, dealing with politics rather than ethics, the later directly declares that curation itself is ethics, making the topic of curatorial ethics more remarkable.
Issue 6 The Beginning of Curating
ruangrupa
Lumbung is the Indonesian word for a collectively governed ‘rice-bun’ where harvest surplus of farmers is for common good. It serves community’s well being on long term through shared resources and mutual care. And it’s organised through a set of rules, collective rituals and organisational principles…
Issue 6 The Beginning of Curating
The epistemology of curating, as well as the epistemology of art, demonstrates different aspects according to different knowledge systems. Different individuals present different positions in the world and distinct relative relationships with others in the intersection and action axes of power, norms, culture and history. Curatorial epistemology is closely related to metaphysical issues such as aesthetics and freedom, the essence of art, etc….
Issue 6 The Beginning of Curating
Sandy Hsiu-chih Lo
 
Bùi Kim Đĩnh
Archive
Archive

Issue 6 The Beginning of Curating
Editorial / The Beginning of Curating Sandy Hsiu-chih Lo
Are Curators Really Needed? Bùi Kim Đĩnh
The Documents 15 and the Concept of Lumbung ruangrupa
The Three Axes of Curating: Ethics, Politics, and Aesthetics Sandy Hsiu-chih Lo

Issue 5 Curatorial Episteme
Editorial / Curatorial Episteme Hongjohn Lin
Epistemic Encounters Henk Slager
The Curatorial Thing Hongjohn Lin
Ethics of Curating Meng-Shi Chen

Issue 4 Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism
Editorial /​ Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism Manray Hsu
When Kacalisian Culture Meets the Vertical City: Contemporary Art from Greater Sandimen Manray Hsu
Pathways and Challenges: Art History in the Context of Global Contemporary Art Jau-Lan Guo
Curating Commemoration: Conditions of Political Choreography, a Performance Exhibition in Retrospect Sophie Goltz

Issue 3 Curating Performativity
Editorial /​ Curating Performativity I-wen Chang
Choreographing Exhibitions: Performative Curatorgraphy in Taiwan I-wen Chang
Living and Working Together in the Now Normal: Visual Arts and Co. at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre Pawit Mahasarinand
The Curatorial as A Praxis of Disobedience Miya Yoshida

Issue 2 Curators' Living Rooms
Editorial /​ Curators' Living Rooms Sandy Hsiu-chih Lo
Extended Living Room: Space and Conversation ruangrupa(Ade Darmawan, Mirwan Andan)
Freeing the Weights of the Habitual Raqs Media Collective
Curating Topography Sandy Hsiu-chih Lo

Issue 1 Curatography
Editorial /​ One Step Forward, Two Steps Backward Hongjohn Lin
What is Curatography? Hongjohn Lin
Les fleurs américaines Yoann Gourmel, Elodie Royer​
There are No Blank Slates Eileen Legaspi Ramirez​
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Issue 5 Curatorial Episteme

Issue 4 Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism

Issue 3 Curating Performativity

Issue 2 Curators' Living Rooms

Issue 1 Curatography