Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 1: Welcome and Introduction

This is a video recording from Tate Modern conference Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? with a welcome from Leslie Carlyle and and introduction to the first session by Pip Laurenson

Artists’ Installations and the Museum.
This conference explores the idea that artists’ installations draw into sharp focus the way in which contemporary artistic practice can potentially shift the organisational logic of the museum.

Where is the dividing line between installation artist and curator? How should installations be conserved and reinstalled? How does this practice affect notions of artistic authorship? This conference looks at places of friction and resistance between contemporary art and traditional museum conventions, and considers how the roles of conservator and curator are evolving in response to particular artistic practices.

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 2: Saskia Sassen

This is a video recording from Tate Modern conference Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? with Saskia Sassen on how major global changes are reflected in some of the basic tenets of the museum.

Saskia Sassen will examine how major global changes are reflected in some of the basic tenets of the museum (Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago, and Centennial Visiting Professor of Political Economy in the Department of Sociology at the London School of Economics)

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 3: Jill Sterrett

In this video recording, Jill Sterrett discusses the museum’s response to installation art in terms of shifting practices within conservation and the challenges of custodianship.

Jill Sterrett will consider the museum’s response to installation art in terms of shifting practices within conservation and the challenges of custodianship. (Director of CollectionsSan FranciscoMuseum of Modern Art)

Artists’ Installations and the Museum.
This conference explores the idea that artists’ installations draw into sharp focus the way in which contemporary artistic practice can potentially shift the organisational logic of the museum.

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 4: Bruce Altshuler: Exhibition, Collection, Re-creation

This is a video recording from Tate Modern conference Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? with Bruce Altshuler: Exhibition, Collection, Re-creation

Bruce Altshuler will present a paper on Exhibition, Collection, Re-creation (Director of the Program in Museum Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Science, New York University)

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 5: Panel Discussion moderated by Ysbrand Hummelen

This is a video recording is a panel discussion moderated by Ysbrand Hummelen

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 6: Vivian van Saaze: Doing artworks

This is a video recording from Tate Modern conference Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? with Vivian van Saaze: Doing artworks. An ethnographic study into a case study of the Inside Installations’ project.

Vivian van Saaze will present a paper entitled Doing artworks. An ethnographic study into a case study of the Inside Installations’ project which explores how the acquisition, presentation and preservation of installation art challenges the working practices of the contemporary art museum with particular reference to the work of Pierre Huyghe and Philippe Parreno. (Ph.D. candidate MaastrichtUniversity, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Heritage)

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 7: Andrzej Przywara

This is a video recording is with Andrzej Przywara: Preservation of Edward Krasinski’s studio in Warsaw and the preparation for the retrospective exhibition of Krasinski’s work.

Andrzej Przywara, a director of the Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw, Poland, will speak about issues raised by the project to preserve the studio of Edward Krasinski in the Warsaw apartment he took over from the Polish constructivist Henryk Stazewski. He will also speak about work undertaken in preparation for the retrospective exhibition of Krasinski’s work presented by the Generali Foundation in Vienna last summer.

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 8: Daniel Roesler: The Reconstruction of Oiticica’s Cosmococa – CC4 Nocagion

This video recording is with Daniel Roesler: The Reconstruction of Oiticica’s Cosmococa – CC4 Nocagion

Daniel Roesler, Gallery Nara Roesler, São Paulo, Brazil, will speak about the reconstruction of Oiticica’s Cosmococa – CC4 Nocagions.

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 9: Panel Discussion moderated by Teresa Gleadowe

This is a video recording from Tate Modern conference Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? with a panel discussion moderated by Teresa Gleadowe

Teresa Gleadowe (Former Director of the Curating Contemporary Art Department at the Royal College of Art (1992-2006), freelance curator and writer) Moderator

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 10: Claire Bishop: What is a curator?

This video recording features Claire Bishop: What is a curator?

Claire Bishop will present a paper entitled What is a curator? in which she will consider the simultaneous emergence of installation art, institutional critique and the independent curator in the period 1968-72. (Assistant Professor in Art History at University of Warwick)

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 11: Alex Farquharson: When can an exhibition be a work of art?

This is a video recording from Tate Modern conference Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? with Alex Farquharson: When can an exhibition be a work of art?

Alex Farquharson will present a paper entitled When can an exhibition be a work of art? In which he will consider the exhibition as work of art through the practices of artist-curators, performative curators and experimental exhibition designers (Freelance curator and critic and Research Fellow, Royal College of Art).

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 12: Panel Discussion

This is a video recording from Tate Modern conference Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? and features a panel discussion

Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? – Part 13: Final Panel

This is a video recording from Tate Modern conference Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? and is the final panel of the event

This is a video recording from Tate Modern conference Shifting Practice, Shifting Roles? and is the final panel of the event

Where is the dividing line between installation artist and curator? How should installations be conserved and reinstalled? How does this practice affect notions of artistic authorship? This conference looks at places of friction and resistance between contemporary art and traditional museum conventions, and considers how the roles of conservator and curator are evolving in response to particular artistic practices