CONF: Artists’ Interventions in Museum Collections (Amstelveen, 27 Oct 16)

Date: Oct 27, 2016
Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, October 27, 2016
Registration deadline: Oct 27, 2016OPENING UP / MAKING CURRENT, Artists’ Interventions in Museum


9.30-9.45 Doors open

9.45-10.10 Welcome
Hilde de Bruijn (Curator Cobra Museum) and Prof. Dr. Christa-Maria Lerm
Hayes (Professor and Chair of Modern and Contemporary Art History,
University of Amsterdam)

10.10-11.00 “To Recollect, to Research, to Educate or to Revise:
Artists Turning a Museum into an Exhibition”
Paul O ‘Neill (Director of the Graduate Program, Center for Curatorial
Studies, Bard College), keynote speaker

11.00-11.20 Coffee break

11.20-12.00 “Contemporary Artists’ Works in / on Museum Collections:
Between Affirmation, Curation and Critique”
Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes

12.00-12.15 Q&A

12.00-13.00 Lunch break

13.00-13.20 “The Cobra Open Collection Programme Introduction”
Hilde de Bruijn

13.20-14.00 “The Collection as Stage for Transhistorical Dialogues: Two
Case Studies at the Cobra Museum”
Anik Fournier (independent curator, author and teacher)

14.00-14.15 “Building Blog” a visual presentation by Bank & Rau on
their installation Brutal Vitality

14.15-14.45 Q&A with Pask & Bergholtz

14.45-15.15 Refreshments

15.15-15.30 “Then, Then”
Maria Barnas (writer, poet and artist)

15.30-16.00 Responses
Anke Bangma (Curator Photography and Contemp- orary Art, National
Museum of World Cultures) and
Christiane Berndes (Head of Collections, Van Abbemuseum) informed by
their own practices

16.00-17.00 Q&A with Paul O’Neill, Anik Fournier, Christa-Maria Lerm
Hayes. followed by a panel with all guests

17.00-19.00 Performance, food & drinks

Follow the livestream on our website and participate in Q&A’s via
Twitter using hashtag #makingcurrent. The talks will be also published
on the Vimeochannel of the Cobra Museum.
For detail and updates check

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