IS THE GALLERY DEAD?
THE FUTURE OF
OUR ART INSTITUTIONS

SALT BEYOĞLU

JANUARY 16, 2014 14.00

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Morisons, <i>Black Cloud</i> © Claire Doherty
The Morisons, Black Cloud © Claire Doherty
CONVERSATION: “THE HARE AND THE TORTOISE”
“Why public art needs the energy and charisma of the hare and the stealth and stamina of the tortoise to survive.”
14.00-16.00
Provocation: Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk and Claire Doherty discuss other forms of art institution to have emerged in the last decade to support and nurture partnerships across our cities.

17.00
Project focus: Situations
Intervention: IRWIN

18.30
Last word Lara: Lara Fresko provides a summing up and reflection on the last three days of conversation.

Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk has been the Exhibition Coordinator for NIFCA (Nordic Institute of Contemporary Art) in Helsinki, Finland, and the managing director of Kunstnernes Hus in Oslo and Kunsthall Oslo. Eeg-Tverbakk also ran the international site- specific art project “Artistic Interruptions” in Nordland, Norway. He has curated many exhibitions, among them the Nordic Biennale Momentum 04 (together with Caroline Corbetta). He is currently working as a freelance curator.

Claire Doherty is the founder Director of Situations, a visual arts commissioning organization based in Bristol, who were the producers of Nowhereisland, one of the primary public art projects of the Cultural Olympiad in the South West in 2012. Situations is currently pioneering the public art programme for the city of Oslo, Slow Space.
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