Matt Smith The Ladies of Llangollen 2010
Matt Smith
The Ladies of Llangollen 2010

Civil Partnerships? Queer and feminist curating – Part 1: Welcome and Maura Reilly, Toward a Curatorial Activism

Welcome by Marko Daniel with an introduction to this morning session by Lara Perry, followed by the keynote from Maura Reilly: Toward a Curatorial Activism. A Q&A with Maura Reilly and Lara Perry follows.

Reflecting on the politics and practices of queer and feminist art curating, this symposium invites presentations from an international line-up of artists, curators and critics to address a set of key questions: how do feminist and queer projects emerge as art exhibitions? Can queers and feminists get along with the institutional art world? And can they get along with each other?

This is the final event in the Leverhulme Foundation Feminism and Art Curating International Research Network

Civil Partnerships? Queer and feminist curating – Part 2: Panel One, Queer Visual Strategies

This is a video recording from Tate Modern conference Civil Partnerships? Queer and feminist curating and is with Panel One: Queer Visual Strategies

FAG: Feminist Art Gallery, Toronto, Allyson Mitchell and Deirdre Logue CAN’T/WON’T, Lisa Metherell, Queer Encounters with Art: (Dis)Orientations Beyond Representations of Sexual Bodies followed by a Q&A with FAG and Lisa Metherell chaired by Helena Reckitt.

Civil Partnerships? Queer and feminist curating – Part 3: Panel Two, Queer Collections

Panel Two: Queer Collections is with Suzana Milevska, Staging the Transgression, Matt Smith, Embedding Queer into Collections, Q&A chaired by Patrik Steorn.

Civil Partnerships? Queer and feminist curating – Part 4: Panel Three, Queer Contexts

This is a video recording from Tate Modern conference Civil Partnerships? Queer and feminist curating and is Panel Three: Queer Contexts

This recording includes an introduction to final session by Emily Pringle, Michael Petry, Corporate Queers: suits, ties and pin-striped shirts. Curating in a business environment, Pawel Leskowicz, Queering the National Museum of Polandm: Elke Krasny, Queering Memory: Morzinplatz, Vienna. A Q&A chaired by Emily Pringle. Closing remarks concludes the event.

Reflecting on the politics and practices of queer and feminist art curating, this symposium invites presentations from an international line-up of artists, curators and critics to address a set of key questions: how do feminist and queer projects emerge as art exhibitions? Can queers and feminists get along with the institutional art world? And can they get along with each other? This is the collection of video recordings from the conference.