Queer Exhibitions/Queer Curating: A Cross-Cultural Symposium

Queer Exhibitions/Queer Curating: A Cross-Cultural Symposium
May 19 – 20, 2017
Karl Ernst Osthaus-Saal
Museum Folkwang, Germany
Free of charge

The aim of the planned meeting of curators is to discuss the history, the conditions for and the reception of queer exhibitions. What do we mean when we speak of ‘queer exhibitions’?

Keynote speakers:
Birgit Bosold, Member of the Board of Directors, Schwules Museum *, Berlin
Thom Collins, Director Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia
Julia Friedrich, curator Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Amelia Jones, art historian and curator, University of Southern California
Jonathan Katz, art historian, University at Buffalo, and freelance curator
Simon Martin, Director of the Pallant House Gallery, Chichester
Fiona McGovern, art historian, Berlin
Maura Reilly, Managing Director National Academy Museum & School, New York

The conference language is English.
The number of participants is limited. Please register at queer-exhibitions@ruhr-uni-bochum.de by May 10, 2017.