Wednesday, July 18, 2012


Swiss curator Patrick Gosatti will make a presentation on curatorial practises at 1.Shanthiroad as part of his India tour. Patrick is in India to participate in the
Experimenter Curator’s Hub in Kolkata. 

The talk will address the question of curating and art producing considered from both a theoretical and practical point of view. The term "production" will be in this sense
considered not only as a pragmatic process leading to the creation of an art work but also as an holistic process which goes beyond the art object and leads to the creation
of meaning and practical / theoretical knowledge. As part of his presentation Patrick will introduce the audience to his curatorial projects and theoretical research.


Patrick Gosatti: Patrick has been teaching Aesthetics and Art Theory at the University of Art & Design, Geneva and has been the Co-curator of the Festival Les Urbaines, Lausanne. He has also been writing for the Art Collector magazine, Basel and the Kunst-Bulletin magazine, Z├╝rich.

Anil Kumar: H.A. Anil Kumar is an Art Historian, Critic & Curator based in Bangalore. He currently teaches Art History in the department of Art History at

Chitrakala Parishath in Bangalore. He is a co-editor to the national art magazines (Art & Deal, New Delhi; and Art Etc, Kolkata).

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