Acquire training in the field of art curatorship and understand the nature of curatorial work, understood as a practice of investigation, design and organization of exhibitions and cultural events;
- Develop the ability to interpret and reflect on curatorial practices, from a historical and theoretical perspective;
- Identify and understand the main texts and the fundamental practices of their exercise, with knowledge of different approaches and possibilities of intervention in the fields of curation;
- Know how to distinguish the main models of curatorship and develop an informed and critical stance on contemporary themes and research lines.
Ana Isabel Pinheiro Pedro Anacleto
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Total - 280
ALTSHULER, Bruce (2013). Biennials and Beyond – Exhibitions That Made Art History 1962-2002. London: Phaidon.
GLICENSTEIN, Jérôme (2012). L’Art: Une Histoire d’Expositions. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.
MARICOLA, Paula (ed.) (2006). What Makes A Great Exhibition?. London: Reaktion Books.
MARTINON, Jean Paul, et al. (2013). The Curatorial: A Philosophy of Curating. Londres: Blumsbury.
OBRIST, Hans Ulrich (2008). A Brief History of Curating. Geneva: JRP Ringier & Les Presses du réel.
O'NEILL, Paul (2011). Curating Subjects, 2a ed. London: Open; Amsterdam: De Appel.
STANIZEWSKI, Mary Anne (1998). The Power of Display: A History of Exhibition Installations at the Museum of Modern Art. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
THEA, Carolee & MICHELLI, Thomas (ed.) (2009). On Curating : Interviews with Ten International Curators. New York: DAP.
Theoretical and theoretical-practical classes with debates on topics, authors and texts covered. Presentation of case studies and visits to exhibitions and art centers.
Método de Avaliação - Preparation of a final report / project (60%), and qualitative assessment of class participation (40%)
1. The figure of the curator and framing the field of curatorship in the midst of contemporary arts
2. Curatorial studies and curatorial history: authors and fundamental texts
3. Theoretical and practical action of the curator: as author and organizer of exhibitions
4. Research work in the fields of art history and curation
5. Contemporary curatorship: exhibition models
6. The challenge and potential of expanded curating practices and forms
7. Curatoeship in Architecture
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