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What does it take to ‘curate’? How can you make the most of your artworks, art collection or art space? How can you connect history and creativity with a local
What does it take to ‘curate’? How can you make the most of your artworks, art collection or art space? How can you connect history and creativity with a local audience?
In this webinar, esteemed curator and writer Naomi Evans will explore what it means to curate an exhibition in a Queensland context. Focussing on small art galleries and local government spaces, Naomi will help participants understand the strengths of a diverse art collection or practice, learn approaches to planning and curating thematically, and break down strategies for community engagement.
Banner image: Installation view of Dark Rooms: Women directing the lens 1978-1998, curated by Naomi Evans, Griffith University Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia, 2018. Photo: Carl Warner.
About your facilitator: Naomi Evans is an Australian curator and writer whose practice critically engages with processes and cultural functions of art and exhibition-making as inextricable with political and social contexts. Appointed to Griffith University Art Museum in 2011, Evans has previously held curatorial positions at MCA Sydney and QAGOMA Brisbane. Recent solo projects include Elizabeth Newman: Is that a ‘No’? (2020) and Simryn Gill: Sweet Chariot (2016) and group exhibitions Source Materials (2021-22) (with Dr Carol McGregor), The Abyss: Strategies in Contemporary Art (2019), Dark Rooms: Women directing the lens 1978-1998 (2018). Evans served on Multimedia Arts Asia Pacific’s (MAAP) Board of Directors from 2013-16, and is Adjunct Fellow of Griffith University’s Creative Arts Research Institute.