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Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism

Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism
Editorial​
Manray Hsu
In the times of post-nationalism where different degrees of globalization and de-globalization have taken place, exhibition-making in biennials, museums, and art fairs reflects a curatorial consciousness that has always dealt with a nation’s historical past and cultural pride, or rather the unconscious as something repressed. Curating practices in the sense of a “cure” fabricate the politics of memory, i.e., what to remember, …
Issue 4 Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism
The topic that I am going to deliver is closely related to my research in the last few years. Namely, how do we see Taiwan as a nascent people and nation in the process of recertifying her own ethnic identification? Shall we follow the agenda set by the state apparatus and the politicians? Or shall we, the cultural set, pursue an alternative narrative that transcends national boundaries and reconfigures the issue? I will explain what I mean in regards to transcending national boundaries as we go along…
Issue 4 Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism
The proliferation of contemporary art in Taiwan since the late 1990s has come hand in hand with the development of artistic infrastructure of every stripe: the solidifying institutions of Taiwan’s various biennials, a subsidy system that encourages a high-degree of transnational collaboration, the public sector’s insistence that art museums serve wide demographics, the democratization of artistic practice, and various policies mobilizing the arts as a means of cultural diplomacy…
Issue 4 Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism
When I first came to Taiwan in 2019, I visited the Jing-Mei White Terror Memorial Park (human rights memorial and museum) in New City Taipe where young artists held some inventions throughout the memorial site (since 2007). The participating artists were also invited to human rights institutions and museums in Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Gwangju, South Korea and Berlin, Germany…
Archive
Archive

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​
Issue 4 Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism

Issue 3 Curating Performativity

Issue 2 Curators' Living Rooms

Issue 1 Curatography