Curatorial Knowledge Forum
Saturday, November 17, 2012 11:00 – 15:00
IVS Gallery, (in collaboration with the departments of Fine Art and Liberal Arts)

11:00: Gemma Sharpe, Vasl Coordinator

‘The Asia Europe Curatorial Knowledge Workshop’, overview of the project and
opening remarks.

11:20: Niilofer Farukh, Editor, Writer and Curator

Presentation and discussion on the curatorial models developed by the ASNA
Ceramics Triennial and the‘No Honour in Killing’ projects, followed by discussion.

11:50: Quddus Mirza, Writer and Artist

‘Curating Culture’, paper on curatorial Practice in Pakistan, followed by

12:25: Zainub Mawaz, Artist and Writer,
‘New directions in Islamabad’, presentation and documentary screening.

13:00 Refreshments

13:35: ‘Champa Begum speaks
Reading by Emaan Mahmud, Writer, Editor and Artist

13:50: Panel Discussion: ‘Curating Performance’
Ayesha Omer, (chair), with Rabbya Nasseer (artist), Ferwa Ibrahim (artist) and Abdullah Qamar, (Dhaba Art).

14:30: Film Screening
Jamie George (artist, UK), Lacuna, 2012, film initiated during an artist/curatorial residency at Vasl in March 2012.

14:45: Closing remarks.

TBC: Anirudh Chari (Curator, India)may give a 20 minute presentation on his practice in the afternoon.
Presently his arrival to Karachi is pending and we await his arrival before this is confirmed.




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