Programme 19–22 February 2014 Wednesday 19 February, noon–2pm 3rd MEETING OF EUROPEAN AND IBERO-AMERICAN MUSEUMS Session co-organised with the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Moderated by: João Fernandes, Deputy Director, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Jesús Carrillo, Head of Cultural Programmes, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Rosario Peiró, Head of Collections, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía. Twitter: @MuseoReinaSofia Participants: Zdenka Badovinac, Cristina Cámara, Cosmin Costinas, Ticio Escobar, Patrick Flores, Rafael García, Lola Hinojosa, Vasif Kortun, Pablo León de la Barra, Soledad Liaño, Ana Longoni, Natalia Majluf, Cuauhtémoc Medina, Joanna Mytkowska, Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, José Roca, Berta Sureda, Luiz Augusto Teixeira, Steven ten Thije. Wednesday 19 February, 4–6pm MATERIAL CULTURE AND CONTEMPORARY ART Moderated by: Ruba Katrib, Curator, SculptureCenter, New York. Twitter: @RubaKatrib @sculpturecenter Participants: Max Andrews, Patrick Charpenel, Reem Fadda, Nav Haq, Geir Haraldseth, Candice Hopkins, Gabi Ngcobo, Paul O’Neill, Nicolaus Schafhausen.
Thursday 20 February, noon–2pm TALKING ABOUT MY GENERATION: ON THE RELEVANCE OF GENERATIONS IN CONTEMPORARY CURATING Moderated by: Martha Kirszenbaum, Independent Curator, Paris/Los Angeles. Participants: Antonia Alampi, Karen Archey, Marc Bembekoff, Jarrett Gregory, Tobi Maier, Andrea Rodriguez, Jakob Schillinger, Aura Seikkula, Polly Staple.
Thursday 20 February, 4–6pm PARTICIPATORY ART PRACTICE - CHALLENGES AND POTENTIAL Moderated by: Paula Toppila, Executive Director of IHME Contemporary Art Festival in Helsinki, Finland. Twitter: @PToppila @ihme_fi #FocusFinland Participants: Mônica Hoff, Alistair Hudson, Mary Jane Jacob, Kaija Kaitavuori, Aaron Levy, Raimundas Malasauskas, Ramon Parramon, Yasmil Raymond.
Friday 21 February, noon–2pm ARTIST RESIDENCIES. COLLABORATION MODELS AND STRATEGIES Session organized by Acción Cultural Española (AC/E) Moderated by: Juan de Nieves, Curator and Director of Rupert (Vilnius, Lithuania), a new centre for contemporary art based on a programme of independent studies, residencies and exhibitions. Twitter: @JuanDeNieves @Rupert_Vilnius @acecultura Participants: Carlota Álvarez Basso, Alessio Antoniolli, Tere Badía, Francisca Caporali, Amanda Cruz, Pablo Guardiola, Juha Huuskonen, Zineb Sedira, Agnieszka Sosnowska, Mathilde Villeneuve. (Note: "Biennials at the Periphery" is a two-part session) Friday 21 February, noon–2pm and 4–6pm BIENNIALS AT THE PERIPHERY Moderated by: Irene Hofmann, Phillips Director and Chief Curator of SITE Santa Fe in New Mexico; and Lucía Sanromán, Independent curator and writer, and co-curator of the forthcoming SITElines 2014. Twitter: @SITESantaFe Participants: Brooke Davis Anderson, Dan Cameron, Jota Castro, Janet Dees, Taru Elfving, Candice Hopkins, Bill Kelley jr., Sally Tallant.
Saturday 22 February, noon–2pm CURATING AFRICA (IN, FROM AND FOR) Moderated by: Miguel Amado, Independent Curator, Lisbon/Barcelona. Amado has been the Curator of the Portuguese Pavilion "Trafaria Praia" at the 2013 Venice Biennale. Participants: Elise Atangana, Christa Clarke, Elvira Dyangani Ose, Caroline Hancock, Nadine Siegert, Bomi Odufunade, Gabi Ngcobo, Suzana Sousa.
LAST WEEK... 'The Last Newspaper' exhibition at the New Museum continues until 9 January. As a partner organisation Latitudes edited the exhibition catalogue over the course of 10 weeks from a micro-newsroom installed in the exhibition space. The catalogue is now available from the New Museum Store ($15, $13.50 for museum members).