Hospitality - Hosting Relations in Exhibitions

Hospitality - Hosting Relations in Exhibitions
Library Shelf Location 13a.BISM
Publication Date 2016

A curatorial situation is always one of hospitality. It implies invitations to artists, artworks, curators, audiences, and institutions; people and objects are received, welcomed, and temporarily brought together. It offers resources for material and physical support while also responding to a need for recognition, respect, or attention. Finally, and very importantly, a curatorial situation operates in the space between an unconditional acceptance of the other and exclusions legitimized through various rules and regulations. This publication analyzes, from the perspective of hospitality, the curatorial within the current sociopolitical context through key topics concerning immigration, conditions along borders, and accommodations for refugees. The contributions in this volume, by international curators, artists, critics, and theoreticians, deal with conditions of decontextualization and displacement, encounters between the local and the foreign, as well as the satisfaction of basic human needs. Hospitality: Hosting Relations in Exhibitions is the third volume in the Cultures of the Curatorial book series.

ISBN 9783956790898
Quantity 1
Pages 228p; 21.1 x 1.8 x 14.3 cm
Editors Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer, Beatrice von Bismarck
Format Softcover
Publisher Sternberg Press, Berlin
Category Museum/Gallery Studies
Language English

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