Without Methods. Anders Kreuger and Miriam Bäckström in Conversation with Emese Süvecz Speculation is frequently the answer to one of the most important questions in art: What is interesting? Insecurity, unease, even ignorance, may be more interesting than their corresponding positives. When art is uninteresting we understand it as having not lived up to its […] Read more – ‘An Exercise in Speculation. Seminar with Miriam Bäckström and Anders Kreuger’.
We and contemporaneity. Jan Verwoert Interviewed by Brigitta Iványi-Bitter March 9–10, 2007 / Open Society Archive, Budapest Social bonds are forged through techniques of keeping and sharing secrets, coded ways of shaking hands, exchanging words and looks, learning to be, dress, and speak in certain ways and not others, to perform rituals and cast spells […] Read more – ‘Ways to Inaugurate the Pleasuredome. Seminar with Jan Verwoert’.
Institutions, institutional critique and the public. Chus Martínez and Dora García Interviewed by Ágnes Szanyi December 12–14, 2007. Feszty-Studio of the Hungarian Academy of Arts, Budapest The expansion of culture as a new form of the entertainment industry has transformed the space in which artists but also curators operate. If you operate ignoring the parameters […] Read more – ‘The Art of the Monologue. Seminar with Chus Martínez and Dora García’.
“I think we still may take art more seriously then in the West nowadays.” Branislav Dimitrijević Interviewed by Peter Fuchs November 23–26, 2006; Collegium Budapest Day 1: Regarding “Over-Identification”: Tactics of Critical Irony in Art Since the 1960s and Their Relevance Today With the break with the modernist paradigm in art in the 1960s, […] Read more – ‘Overidentification and Modernity. Seminar with Branislav Dimitrijević’.
Promoting Dissenting Ideas as a Form of Education. Ivet Ćurlin and Natasa Ilić Interviewed by Bea Hock October 19–22, 2006; Little Warsaw’s Studio, Bulcsú Street, Budapest The name “What, How and for Whom,” which the collective WHW adopted from the name of its first exhibition, dedicated to the 152nd anniversary of the Communist Manifesto […] Read more – ‘Exhibiting Normalization. Seminar with What, How and for Whom / WHW’.
The Debating Museum. Barbara Steiner Interviewed by Dóra Hegyi September 21–24, 2006; Collegium Budapest 1. The (socialist) past and its effects on the present. To operate not only on a pure abstract level, the Gallery of Contemporary Art (GfZK) will serve as a model, describing certain features of a contemporary institution, which had to […] Read more – ‘Being Critical. Still. Seminar with Barbara Steiner’.