tagged: curator's open

Jeder ist ein Curator: How Crowdsourced Curation Can Make Museums Truly Public

by Manus Groenen
I think I might have curated my lunch today. I chose a specific sandwich from the collection on offer at the shop and to accompany it I chose a drink that I thought would go well with my sandwich. To balance the selection, I included a banana. The result might have been a “well-curated” lunch, but I’m not sure. It depends on who’s defining of the term. In recent years the word “curating” escaped the confines of museums to be picked up by the mainstream, while the activities formerly known as... [more]
Posted by Manus Groenen on 10/29/14

Cryptographics: An Interview with Curator's Open Winner Manus Groenen

by Max Nesterak
Manus Groenen’s show was selected as the winner of ArtSlant’s Curator’s Open, where we asked readers to use our massive database of art to design an exhibition. Now showing at EXPO CHICAGO Art Fair, Groenen’s Cryptographics brings together twelve unique artworks exploring different forms of marking, both linguistic and pictorial. Reflective of the mysterious text his show honors, Groenen’s Cryptographics features works touching on the cosmological, the obscured, and the occult. We caught up... [more]
Posted by Max Nesterak on 9/20/14
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