Selected Readings

On curating:

Paul O’ Neill. The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture (s). Cambridge: MIT Press, 2012. Read Introduction + Chapters 1 & 3.

Terry Smith. Thinking Contemporary Curating. Independent Curators International (ICI), 2012. Read Chapters: The Infrastructural (pp. 249-261), Curatorial Practice Now (pp. 177-249), What is Contemporary Curatorial Thought? (pp. 27-57).

Kapur, Geeta (2007) “Curating: In the Public Sphere.” In Cautionary Tales: Critical Curating, Steven Rand and Heather Kouris, ed. New York: apexart, pp.56-68.

Kwon, Miwon (2002). One Place After Another. Cambridge and London: MIT Press, Chapter: “Genealogy of Site Specificity” (pp.11-31) and “The (Un)sitings of Community” (pp.138-155).

Lydia Matthews. From the Ground up: Designing Provocative Prototypes, a Hands-on Curatorial Approach. Against All Odds Project: Ethics/Aesthetics.

Lydia Matthews. Learning From the Streets: Social Exchange and Knowledge Production in Socrates Stratis.

Engagement and Pedagogy:

 Vidokle, Anton (2010) “Exhibition to school.” In Curating and the Educational Turn. Paul O’Neill and Mick Wilson, eds. Amsterdam: Open Editions/de Appel, pp.148-156.

Bishop, Claire (2012) “The Social Turn: Collaboration and its Discontents” In Artificial Hells: Participatory Art and the Politics of Spectatorship, London and New York: Verso, pp.11- 40.

Helguera, Pablo (2011) Education for Socially Engaged Art (selections) New York: Jorge Pinto.

Andrea Doucet, Natasha S. Mauthner. “Knowledge Once Divided Can Be Hard Together Again: An epistemological critique of collaborative and team-based research practices. Sociology Vol. 42(5): 971-985.

Nisha Sajnani. Coming into Presence: Discovering the Ethics and Aesthetics of Performing Oral Histories within the Montreal Life Stories Project. Alt theatre: cultural diversity and the stage Vol9.1 (September 2011) 40-49.

FALL 2014

Selected Readings
Guatemala: Legacies of Violence,  ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America, Fall 2010 – Winter 2011.

Memory: In Search of History and Democracy, ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America, Fall 2013.

Indigeneity and Decolonial Seeing in Contemporary Art of Guatemala by Kancy Cornejo, Decolonial Aesthetics, Fuse Magazine (page 28),  36-4, Fall 2013. Decolonial_Aesthetics_FUSE_36-4

  “When the Mountains Tremble”, Pamela Yates



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NMDS 5296 / CRN 7227, Spring 2015, School of Media Studies, The New School

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