Making it Happen - Introduction to Curating #4

Sarah McCrory, Matthew Brown, Eva Kellenberger and Zoe McLeod explore how PR, design and project management are vital elements of curating

22 May 2017
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Acrylicize
Studio 7, 1A Old Nichol Street, Shoreditch
E2 7HR London

In this new series of four sessions organised by Sarah McCrory, respected professionals discuss differing aspects of the wide-ranging practice of curating.

Making it Happen is the fourth and final session and will explore how PR, design and project management are vital elements of curating. Matthew Brown, Eva Kellenberger and Zoe McLeod will discuss their work and how they allow artists, curators and organisations to perform at their best. They will also offer practical advice.

This series is a must-attend for anyone interested in pursuing a career as a curator or studying this field.

Full Series: 
10 Apr: Curating 101 - Helen Legg, Susan May & Emily Pethick
24 Apr: Commissioning - Milovan Farronato, Laura McLean-Ferris & Catherine Wood
8 May: Curatorial Voices - Anna Colin, Claire Doherty & Francesco Manacorda
22 May: Making it Happen - Matthew Brown, Eva Kellenberger and Zoe McLeod

Sarah McCrory is the Director of the new gallery at Goldsmiths, due to open in 2018 and previously Director of Glasgow International, Curator of Frieze Projects and Film, Co-curator of Studio Voltaire, and Director of Vilma Gold.

Matthew Brown is the Associate Director of Sutton. He directs international PR campaigns for clients including the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam and Photo London, and led the team promoting the British Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016.

Eva Kellenberger studied Graphic Design at Camberwell College of Art, where she currently lectures. She set up graphic design consultancy Kellenberger–White with Sebastian White, which specialises in art direction, identities, books and exhibitions, as well as campaigns, information graphics and websites. Recent commissions include projects with Barbican, Design Museum, mima, Royal College of Art, Tate and White Cube.

Zoe McLeod is a development consultant with over ten years' experience of fundraising in the arts and heritage sector, ranging from artist's projects and exhibitions to major museum building projects. She has developed and delivered fundraising plans for organisations across the UK and abroad, including Whitechapel Gallery, Tate Liverpool, Gasworks/Triangle Arts Trust, The Postal Museum, MK Gallery and Emergency Arts.

Image: Jimmie Durham, These Twelve Bricks Were Used to Represent the Dawn Sky in Venice, 2015

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