23-11-2010 till 23-11-2010

Workshop and reading 'Curating Asian Art' by Thomas Berghuis

On the 23th of November Thomas Berghuis will give a lecture/ workshop about this subject. Thomas Berghuis teaches at the University of Sydney, worked as curator contemporary Asian art and published his book ‘Performance Art in China’ in 2006. The workshop/ lecture is organised by Museum De Lakenhal in cooperation with Scheltema and the KABK in The Hague. There are only a few places left for Master students in Art History or curators.

For more information and to register email: n.roepers@lakenhal.nl

The program is spoken in English.


13.00 Welcome/gathering in Museum de Lakenhal, Oude Singel 28, Leiden, by Nicole Roepers, curator contemporary art.

Visit of the installation ‘Twisted Doubles’ from artist Ni Haifeng in De Lakenhal. The artist will be present here. Coffee/tea and walk to Scheltema (Marktsteeg 2) for Lecture/workshop by Berghuis

14.00 – 14.30 Session 1: Lecture 1. ‘Well then, What About Asia?’ Locating Modern and Contemporary Asian Art through Curatorial Practices

14.30 -15.00 Group Discussions on ‘Locating Modern and Contemporary Asian Art through Curatorial Practices’ [participants will be invited to discuss key topics, in groups of 7-8]

15.00 -15.30 Seminar Session: Workshop Responses in the form of Moderated Discussion

15.30 -16.00 Session 2: Lecture 2. ‘Asian Art How?’ Approaches to Curating Asian Art Now

16.00 - 16.30 Workshop ‘Curating Asian Art’ [participants will be discussing approaches to curating Asian Art, in groups of 7-8]

16.30 - 17.00 Seminar Session: Workshop Responses with Moderated Discussion