BAR module is an intensive working week in the city of Barcelona which aim to create learning opportunities from different topics and dynamics. As part of BAR TOOL#1, the BAR module sessions will be opened to a larger public (researchers, students, curators, artists, educators, etc):.
This program consist in seminars by Emily Pethick (The Showroom director, London) and Susan Gibb (curator of If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, Amsterdam) on the processual and performative development of the institutions the direct; as well as a workshop on ethics and legality held by Nuria Güell (artist, Barcelona); and the unmissable My studio visit. The city as studio with Aimar Pérez Galí (dancer, artist and researcher, Barcelona).
BAR talk: Emily Pethick, Susan Gibb and Nuria Güell
Thursday February 8, 19:00-21:00pm Auditorium Fundacion Tapies
A public conversation among Emily Pethick (The Showroom director, London), Susan Gibb (curator of If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, Amsterdam) and Nuria Güell (artist, Barcelona)
Emily Pethick is director of The Showroom, London, since 2008. She’s teaching the programme Curating Positions at the Dutch Art Institute and is a jury member for the 2017 Turner Prize.
Susan Gibb is curator at If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, Amsterdam, since 2013. Susan also writes regularly for art periodicals and teaches at the Dutch Art Institute as well as at the School of New Dance Development, Amsterdam.
Nuria Guell is an artist. Some of her work flirt with the established powers, which tactics diluted into her own life and which are developed in specific contexts intending to question commonly-assumed identifications and cause a disruption in power relations.