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Talk Online | Curating Institutional Change: Rocking the Boat

Online | Curating Institutional Change: Rocking the Boat


How can we create, encourage and embed a process of meaningful transformation?

Curating Institutional Change

A series of three panel discussions with incredible speakers responding to provocations and with an open Q and A; discussing how the visual arts sector can become more inclusive and accessible for Disabled people.

Rocking the Boat - externally driven change

This event focuses on how to challenge the normative structures at play which are built upon established methodologies and traditions of organisations. How can we offer and model change without the institutions and organisations becoming fearful and resisting the change. How can we create, encourage and embed a process of meaningful transformation?

Ashokkumar Mistry- is a multidisciplinary artist, writer and curator working in the UK and internationally. By subverting technologies, he challenges conventional ways of making and viewing art. https://ashokdmistry.com

Deborah Kermode - Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham. https://macbirmingham.co.uk/about/who-we-are/senior-management-team/deborah-kermode

Teresa Cisneros - Teresa Cisneros is a Chicanx curandera, curator, and administrator who has worked with the sorryyoufeeluncomfortable collective and other constituted art and higher education groups. She is Inclusive Practice Lead at the Wellcome Collection. In 2018, she wrote document 0, a publication exploring our inability to ‘diversify’ the arts. She is interested in reconstructing systems and cultural institutions to begin working towards forms of transformational and institutional justice by holding staff accountable for their bad behaviours.

The programme will broaden the discourse around the lack of representation of disabled curators and progress the conversations about inclusion, access and diversity beyond the traditional tropes.

Other events in the series :

  • 23rd June - Care and Compassion - in cultural organisations
  • 30th June - InsideOut:OutsideIn - creating change from within. Plus the launch of the call out for the next round of Curatorial Commissions.

Event details

Wed 16 Jun 2021, 1:30pm

Live subtitles (remote) by Stagetext

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Venue details

Unit 22, Toynbee Studios
28 Commercial Street
E1 6AB

Phone: +44 (0)20 7377 6606

Email: info@dasharts.org.uk

Website: DASH Arts

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