Friday, May 14, 2010

Courage !!!

The IKT (International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art) Congress 2010 will take place between May 13th and May 16th 2010 in Athens, Greece.

The IKT Congress will bring together more than 150 curators from over 20 countries in Athens. Co-organized by the Athens Biennale, the Congress is an opportunity for curators from all over the world to come in contact with the Athenian contemporary art scene. The four-day event includes a programme of visits to most visual arts organizations in the city, as well as a theoretical Symposium entitled "COURAGE!!!" that is open to the public.

Speakers: Costas Douzinas, Professor of Law, Pro-Vice Master for International Relations and Director, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, University of London | Markus Steinweg, philosopher | Sarat Maharaj, Professor of Visual Art & Knowledge Systems, Lund University & the Malmo Art Academies, Sweden | Jalal Toufic, artist | Presenter & moderator: Chantal Pontbriand, independent curator and critic, member of the Board of IKT

Benaki Museum Pireos Street | Saturday, May 15th 2010, 10.00 – 14.00