Th­­­­e Producers Part II: New Positions on Curating Talk 8

  • Venue: Fine Art Lecture Theatre
  • Start: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 17:15:00 GMT
  • End: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 19:00:00 GMT

 Sarah McCroryis the Director of Goldsmiths CCA (Centre for Contemporary Arts). She is a co-founder of Open School East and presently is a Trustee. Prior to this she was Director of Glasgow International (2012 - 2016), Curator of Frieze Projects and Film (2009 - 2012), and curated a program of major public commissions as part of the London 2012 Olympic Festival.  McCrory was previously co-curator of the not-for-profit organisation Studio Voltaire, London, and the curator of project spaces Arts & Jobs and Swallow Street, London. For three years McCrory was curator of self-publishing fair Publish and Be Damned and was a Director of Vilma Gold, London. 

Fatoş Üstek currently is director and chief curator of DRAF (David Roberts Art Foundation). She is recipient of curatorial fellowship at Tornabuoni Art, London 2019, curator of miart Talks 2018, Milano; Art Night 2017, East London; and fig-2,, 2015, ICA Studio, London. Üstek is external member of acquisitions committee for Art Council Collection (2018-2020), contributing editor to Extra Extra, chief-juror for the Celeste Prize 2017. She is founding member of Association of Women in the Arts  (AWITA); Art Nights Trustee, member of Block Universe  Advisory Board, member of AICA UK, and ICI Alumni. Üstek has recently been appointed as the director of the Liverpool Biennial and will take up her new position in May 2019 

Chair: Adam Pugh is curator of the artists' moving image programme Projections, at Tyneside Cinema. Previously to this he was director of Aurora and worked on curatorial projects for including the ICO Artists’ Moving Image Network, commissions for The Artist’s Cinema from 2014-16. Adam regularly writes for Art Monthly, and has written for Tate, thisistomorrow amongst others. 



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