Kunsthalle Mannheim / Kunsthalle On the Move

Roger M. Buergel, Prof. Dr. Monica Juneja, Prof. Dr. Henry Keazor, Dr. Franziska Koch, Ursula Schöndeling: Das documenta-Prinzip? Herausforderungen, Strategien und Grenzen kuratorischen Handelns im globalen Kontext, panel discussion-Thursday, November 30, 2017, 6.30 p.m., Kunstverein Heidelberg // Following this year’s documenta 14, curator Roger M. Buergel (documenta12) will discuss the dynamics of translocated international exhibitions, and will explore the question of a connection between Europe and Asia.
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Together with Kunstverein Heidelberg and Heidelberg University’s excellence cluster Asia and Europe in a Global Context, a panel discussion will question the dominance of documenta in the history of art exhibitions, presenting new and broader curatorial approaches such as the “Suzhou documents” (China/Switzerland).

Roger M. Buergel, curator, director of documenta12, co-curator of “documents from Suzhou” (2016/17) and director of the Johann Jacobs Museum, Zurich. Prof. Dr. Monica Juneja (b.1955) is an art historian and has been a professor of global art history for Heidelberg University’s excellence cluster Asia and Europe in a Global Context since 2009. Prof. Dr. Henry Keazor (b.1965) is professor of art history at Heidelberg University and a member on the board of the Heidelberg Kunstverein. Dr. Franziska Koch is a research associate for the excellence cluster Asia and Europe in a Global Context and completed her doctoral thesis on the topic of the Chinese avant-garde and the dispositive of exhibitions, considering the construction of Chinese contemporary art in an age of globalization (Bielefeld 2016). Ursula Schöndeling has been director of Heidelberger Kunstverein since 2017. Previously she was director of Kunstverein Langenhagen (Hannover) and curator at Kunstverein Braunschweig.

Location:
Kunstverein Heidelberg
Panel discussion with Roger M. Buergel, Prof. Dr. Monica Juneja, Prof. Dr. Henry Keazor, Dr. Franziska Koch, Ursula Schöndeling
Das Documenta-Prinzip? Herausforderungen, Strategien und Grenzen kuratorischen Handelns im globalen Kontext
Thursday, November 30, 2017, 6.30 p.m.
Hauptstraße 97
69117 Heidelberg
www.hdkv.de
Entrance is free.

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