Anne Szefer Karlsen

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Anne Szefer Karlsen is a curator and writer. She was Director of Hordaland Art Centre in Bergen, Norway (2008-14). In addition to series of exhibitions and seminars for the Hordaland Art Centre, as well as further developing its residency programme, she has curated exhibitions for other art spaces and is teaching/lecturing in formal and informal education. Szefer Karlsen is curator for Skulpturbiennalen 2015 (The Sculpture Biennale 2015), and was curator for Lofoten International Art Festival - LIAF 2013 (with Bassam el Baroni and Eva González-Sancho) titled Just what is it that makes today so familiar, so uneasy?, she also acted as Associate Curator for Research and Encounters for Biennale Bénin 2012 (Artistic Director: Abdellah Karroum). She is series editor for Dublett and has edited Collected art criticisms by Erlend Hammer (Ctrl+Z Publishing, 2008), co-edited Lokalisert/Localised with Arne Skaug Olsen and Morten Kvamme (Ctrl+Z Publishing, 2009) and edited the third anthology in Open Edition's Occasional Table-series titled Self-Organised with Stine Hebert (Open Editions/Hordaland Art Centre 2013). Stine Heber is curator and art historian based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Hebert has practiced as a freelance curator for a number of years focusing on investigations of conditions for artistic production. She co-founded the initiative AUX – forum for sound and has produced exhibitions for various spaces internationally and lectured at universities and art academies in the Nordic countries. Hebert was previously Acting Director of BAC – Baltic Art Center in Sweden and curator at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen, and has recently been appointed Rector of Funen Art Academy in Denmark. David Blamey is a London-based artist, occasional curator and writer, proprietor of independent publishing imprint Open Editions and editor of the Occasional Table anthology series.


DAVID BLAMEY: My understanding of the term ‘self-organised’ within the art context is that it describes how groups, collectives, and other networks of individuals can operate independently from institutional and corporate structures. Self-organised initiatives appear to have strived to be non-hierarchical and … Beitrag ansehen

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