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Issue 5
Curatorial Episteme
Curatorial Episteme
Editorial​
Hongjohn Lin
The production of knowledge emerging from curating practices has developed into an important issue in the last thirty years. Yet it is not the only reason for the global profusion of biennials, which have encouraged independent curating, but also indicates that there has been a rise in the academicization of curating practice, with even accredited curriculums now available and becoming more popular at certain institutions. What is the knowledge needed for becoming a culturally viable curator? How does a curator obtain the requisite knowledge for achieving significance in the field? Moreover…
Issue 5 Curatorial Episteme
Henk Slager
The last decade has seen questions arise concerning the phenomenon of artistic research, and how it has played a meaningful role within educational environments, from art academies to exhibition spaces. To answer these questions in more detail, this essay will draw on four recent research projects to explore the perspectives both of institutions of higher learning and those currently engaged in exhibition-making…
Issue 5 Curatorial Episteme
Hongjohn Lin
Debates on the notion of the curatorial and its related exhibition practice have been going on for more than a decade. Curators and scholars often contrast “the curatorial” with “the curating” (Jean Paul Martinon, Beatrice von Bismarck, Irit Rogoff, et al.). Maria Lind’s publication reiterates such a distinction in describing the curatorial as a presentation, and curating as representation…
Issue 5 Curatorial Episteme
It 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 20181 and Jean-Paul Martinon’s Curating as Ethics in 2020. Whereas the former is, strictly speaking, dealing with politics rather than ethics…
Issue 5 Curatorial Episteme
Hongjohn Lin
 
Henk Slager
 
Hongjohn Lin
 
Meng-Shi Chen
Archive
Archive

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 4 Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism

Issue 3 Curating Performativity

Issue 2 Curators' Living Rooms

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