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SVA’s MA Curatorial Practice Program Presents Fall 2018 Special Events

Featuring Stockholm-based artist duo Goldin+Senneby, renowned curator Clémentine Deliss, and Anselm Franke of Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt.

Tuesday, November 13, 7 pm
Crying Pine Tree: Artist Talk by Goldin+Senneby
Goldin+Senneby is a Stockholm-based artist duo who have explored the correspondences between conceptual art and finance capital, but lately their practice has begun to mutate. In dialogue with a research center in Gainesville, Florida, they have conceptualized an “autoimmune tree” genetically “upregulated” to drown in its own resin—a crying pine tree. Their new work takes the form of a mysterious novel, with genetically modified plants twisting the narrative.

Tuesday, November 27, 7 pm
Clementine Deliss and Hans Ulrich Obrist: The Metabolic Museum and AI 
Internationally renowned curators  Clémentine Deliss and Hans Ulrich Obrist present future-thinking about museums, artificial intelligence, and the physical, virtual, and conceptual fates of artifacts, archives and audiences.

Tuesday, December 4, 7 pm
Undisciplined Knowledge: Anselm Franke in Conversation with Brian Kuan Wood
Head of visual art and film at Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Anselm Franke is one of Europe’s leading curators. His encyclopedic Animism exhibition explored modern boundary practices—the mutual production of culture and nature, life and non-life, human and non-human. Franke will speak about his extraordinary exhibition history, including everything from Walt Disney to contemporary ethnography.

In the heart of New York City, MA Curatorial Practice at SVA trains curators, working in small groups with leading international curators, making exhibitions and other curatorial projects, and studying history and theory.

The program is now accepting applications for full-time and part-time master’s degree studies. Merit-based supporting scholarships are competitive. For details, visit macp.sva.edu.