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Wednesday Walkthrough

Events - Talks

Wednesday Walkthrough

Helena Reckitt

31 Oct 2018

6-6.45pm
 
Join us for a different perspective on our exhibition as artists, experts, researchers and academics give short talks in their field of expertise relating to the concepts explored in our two solo exhibitions.
 
Wednesday Walkthroughs are 45min talks, every other Wednesday at 2pm or 6pm.
 
 
Join us today for a walkthrough where the curators of Still I Rise, Irene Aristizábal and Cédric Fauq, will be discussing the exhibition and their curatorial process.
 
 
Free entry
 
No need to book -  just drop in.
 
 

Helena Reckitt is a curator and critic with a longstanding engagement with histories and contemporary legacies of feminist and queer artist, critical and political practice. She is editor of the books Art and Feminism and Sanja Ivekovic: Unknown Heroine, and, with Jennifer Fisher, of two recent issues of the Journal of Curatorial Studies on affect and curating, and relationality and affect. With Simon Sheikh she is editing the Bloomsbury Reader in Curatorial Studies. Currently Reader in Curating at Goldsmiths, University of London, her former positions include Senior Curator, The Power Plant, Toronto; Senior Director of Exhibitions & Education, The Contemporary, Atlanta; and Head of Talks, the ICA, London. In 2015 she worked with six feminist curators and artists to develop the programme ‘Now You Can Go’ across four London arts venues which explored the transmission and resonance of Italian feminist practices.  She curated the exhibition 'Habits of Care' as part of the 'Take Care' curatorial project at the Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto, in 2017. Working with a group of fellow researchers, since 2015 she has run the monthly Feminist Duration Reading Group in London.

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