PUBLIC TALK: Juan A. Gaitán

PUBLIC TALK: Juan A. Gaitán
When
| Saturday 9 November, 3pm
Location | Artspace, Level 2, Seminar Room

Gaitán’s presentation will contextualize the recent history of the Berlin Biennale, its international relevance and comprehensive impact on the cultural life of Berlin, introducing his curatorial research and the artistic team he has invited for the 8th edition.

Overview

Juan A. Gaitán is curator of the 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, 2014. An independent writer and curator based in Mexico City and Berlin, he trained as an artist and art historian at University of British Columbia and Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver. Previously, Gaitán was curator at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam. He has also served as adjunct professor in the Curatorial Practice Program at the California College of the Arts, San Francisco and as external curator at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver.

 

Gaitán’s presentation will contextualize the recent history of the Berlin Biennale, its international relevance and comprehensive impact on the cultural life of Berlin, introducing his curatorial research and the artistic team he has invited for the 8th edition. 

 

Juan A. Gaitán has been brought to Australia in partnership with Monash University Museum of Art, assisted by the International Visitors Program, an initiative of the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts and funding and advisory body

Ian Milliss, 'Notes on the Works', 2013, installation view, Artspace, Sydney