- ART ROOM
October 20–21, 2009 | Barcelona
A brainstorming workshop taught by Irit Rogoff (Professor of Visual Cultures / Goldsmiths, University of London). Alluding the so-called ‘educational turns’, Professor Rogoff discussed the role of emergent audiences within the museum and elaborated on the way in which cognitive capitalism has challenged the future of academic knowledge.
Anna Maria Guasch
PDF program / Readings
- Is a theorist, curator, and organizer who writes at the intersections of criticism, politics, and contemporary arts practices. Rogoff is a professor at Goldsmiths College, London University, in the department of Visual Cultures, which she founded in 2002. Her work -involving new “think tank” Ph.D. programs at Goldsmiths (Research Architecture, Curatorial/Knowledge), deals with the possibility of locating, moving, and exchanging knowledges across professional practices, self-generated forums, academic institutions, and individual endeavors. Her publications include Museum Culture (1997), Terra Infirma – Geography’s Visual Culture (2001), A.C.A.D.E.M.Y (2006), Unbounded – Limits Possibilities (2008), and the forthcoming Looking Away – Participating Singularities, Ontological Communities (2009). Curatorial work includes De-Regulation with the work of Kutlug Ataman (2005-8), A.C.A.D.E.M.Y (2006), and Summit – Non Aligned Initiatives in Education Culture (2007).