Rethinking Curating: Participative, Collaborative and Educational Turns in Contemporary Art

Presentation and Conversation with Maria Lind, Sarah Cook,
and Beryl Graham

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
4 - 6:30pm

Book Launch

A special event about current issues in contemporary curatorial work, and to launch three new books from CRUMB (the Curatorial Resource for Upstart Media Bliss):

Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media
Beryl Graham and Sarah Cook
Foreword by Steve Dietz
Published by MIT Press, March 2010

A Brief History of Curating New Media Art: Conversations with Curators
Edited by Sarah Cook, Beryl Graham, Verina Gfader and Axel Lapp
Includes interviews with: Peter Weibel; Barbara London; Christiane Paul; Larry Rinder; Kathy Rae Huffman & Julie Lazar; Benjamin Weil; Nathalie Anglès & Sebastien Sanz de Santamaria; Matthew Higgs; Magdalena Sawon & Tamas Banovich; Steve Dietz; Rudolf Frieling.
Published by The Green Box, Berlin 2010

A Brief History of Working with New Media Art: Conversations with Artists
Edited by Sarah Cook, Beryl Graham, Verina Gfader and Axel Lapp
Includes interviews with, or presentations by: Natalie Bookchin / Brendan Jackson; Jon Thomson & Alison Craighead, Wendy Kirkup, Nina Pope and Vuk Cosic; Michelle Kasprzak / Skawennati Tricia Fragnito; Simon Pope; Heath Bunting; Gregory Sholette / Nato Thompson; Marc Garrett / Ruth Catlow; Régine Debatty; Christiane Erharter; Nina Czegledy & Woon Tien Wei; Michael Mandiberg; Amanda McDonald Crowley & Patrick Lichty; Miki Fukuda; Simon Faithfull.
The Green Box, Berlin 2010

Maria Lind is Director of the CCS Bard Graduate Program. Publications include Taking the Matter into Common Hands: Collaborative Practices in Contemporary Art(Blackdog Publishing).

Beryl Graham, an arts organizer and educator, is Professor of New Media Art at the University of Sunderland.  

Sarah Cook is a research fellow at the University of Sunderland and has curated exhibitions of new media art internationally. They are cofounders and coeditors of CRUMB (www.crumbweb.org)

All titles are available at the Artists Space Bookshop.