Time-based Media in Collections by Curator and Writer Barbara London


By Barbara London, pioneering curator of time-based media

Course dates/times:

Friday, 16 March 2018, 6.00 – 9.00pm and Saturday, 17 March 2018, 11.00am – 5.00pm

Please note that Saturday's workshop is of a different timing.

Venue: NTU CCA Singapore, The Seminar Room, Block 43 Malan Road, Singapore 109443

Fee: S$550 per person (inclusive of GST)

Deadline for registration: Monday, 26 February 2018

The course will address the challenges of collecting time-based media, from rights and ownership to conservation. It will also examine the relation between media and other contemporary art forms (sculpture, paintings, photography, etc.) in a collection. Ms London will also discuss her role as a media curator at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Barbara London (United States) is a curator and writer who founded the video exhibition and collection programmes at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, where she worked between 1973 and 2013. The exhibitions she organised include solo shows of Nam June Paik, Bill Viola, Steina Vasulka, Joan Jonas, Shigeko Kubota, Peter Campus, Gary Hill, Valie Export, Steve McQueen, and Laurie Anderson. She was the first American curator to showcase the work of Asian artists Zhang Peili, Song Dong, Teiji Furuhashi, Feng Mengbo, and Yang Fudong. Her thematic projects at MoMA included Video from Tokyo to Fukui and Kyoto (1979); Music Video: the Industry and Its Fringes (1985); Anime!! (2005); Stillness: Michael Snow and Sam Taylor-Wood (2005); Automatic Update (2007); Looking at Music (2008, 2010, 2011); and Soundings: A Contemporary Score (2013). London was the first to integrate the Internet as part of curatorial practice, including Stir-fry (1994); InterNyet (1998); and dot.jp (www.moma.org/interactives/projects/1999/dotjp/) (1999). She is currently Critic at the Yale School of Art, a consultant with the Kadist Foundation, San Francisco and Paris, and is writing a book with Phaidon.

Mar 16 - Mar 17, 2018
[ Fri ] - [ Sat ]
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM SGT
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Block 43, The Seminar Room, Malan Road
Standard $550.00
Venue Address
43 Malan Road, Singapore 109443 Singapore
NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore