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Curatorial Acting

SUMMARY

STUDIO 1 _ 12 Sept 2019

Introduction of Goethe-Institute: Slides by Emily Sarsam and Frederike Meyer

The Goethe-Institut is a non-profit German cultural association operating worldwide, promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural exchange and relations. Partners of the institute and its centers are public and private cultural institutions, the federal states, local authorities and the world of commerce. Much of the Goethe-Institut’s overall budget consists of yearly grants from the German Foreign Office and the German Press Office. The relationship with the Foreign Office is governed by general agreement. Self-generated income and contributions from sponsors and patrons, partners and friends broaden the scope of the work of the Goethe-Institut.

For TASAWAR Curatorial Studios as well as in all the projects of the Goethe-Institute, the cultural programmers are the organizational link between the experts, the content, the partners and spaces, the participants and the public. They foster the quality of their programs through active networking, mediating between scenes, disciplines and given frameworks. They try to master the art to select good ideas and to accompany them to turn into cultural practice.

Lecture-talk: Curatorial Acting by Bettina Pelz

Excerise: Legendary Exhibitions on African Art by Bettina Pelz

Reading the texts, checking on title and concept of the exhibition, on responsible curators and their backgrounds, on participating artists and their works, on time and space of the displays, on impact and critic of the exhibitions. Summary and documentation of the findings are part of the homework.

STUDIO 1 _ 13 Sept 2019

Lecture-talk: Moving between languages by Aymen Gharbi

STUDIO 1 _ 14 Sept 2019

AGENDA

September 12, 2019 // 2.00 pm to 10.00 pm
Goethe-Institut, 6 Rue Du Senegal, Tunis 1002

1.30 pm
Arrivals

2.00 pm
Welcome by Goethe-Institute

2.30 pm
#Introduction of the team and the participants

3.30 pm
Break

4.00 pm
#Lecture-talk: About curatorial acting
Bettina Pelz

5.00 pm
Break

5.30 pm
#Exercise: Legendary exhibitions of African art
Bettina Pelz

7.00 pm
Summary, feedback, prep

8.00 pm
Collective Diner

10.00 pm
End

September 13, 2019 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Goethe-Institut, 6 Rue Du Senegal, Tunis 1002

1.30 pm
Arrivals

2.00 pm
Welcome by Goethe-Institute

2.30 pm
#TASAWAR Repository: Example of an artist’s profile: Nidhal Chamekh
Bettina Pelz

3.30 pm
Break

4.00 pm
#Tools: WordPress

4.30 pm
#TASAWAR Participants: Example of a personal profile: Bettina Pelz

5.00 pm
Break

5.30 pm
#TASAWAR Glossary: moving between languages
Aymen Gharbi

7.00 pm
Summary, feedback and prep

8.00 pm
End

September 14, 2019 // 2.00 pm to 8.00 pm // Site
Palais de Baron d’Erlanger

#Exercise
Contemporary art in dialogue with cultural heritage?
Bettina Pelz / Aymen Gharbi

4.00 pm
Selma Feriani Gallery, Place Sidi-Hassine, 8 Rue Taieb Mhiri, Carthage

#Exhibition visit: Nidhal Chamekh
#Interview: Selma Feriani

6.00 pm
Working session at an informal space like a coffee

7.00 pm
Plenum and feedback

8.00 pm
End