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Curatorial Platform

Curatorial Platform – a two year programme combining a theoretical and practical training. The programme is open for all Ukrainians up to 30 and will give them access to develop their competence on a high international professional level to become an expert in the curatorial work, exhibition, communication, publication, education, technique in the context of contemporary art museum.

The programme is based on the high institutional competence as well as the experience of its team of professionals offering access to the best practice and knowledge. All participants will be introduced to the different fields of exhibitions curating practices while working on national and international projects

The programme is developed by Dr. Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen, Head of New Design University St.Pölten and Head of the Academy of Fine art in Vienna (2002-2011), in collaboration with Christine Haupt-Stummer, M.A., and in close cooperation with Eckhard Schneider, General Director of the PinchukArtCentre as well as Björn Geldhof, artistic manager of the PinchukArtCentre.

Lizaveta German (23 years, Kyiv), Tatiana Kochubynska (26 years, Kyiv), Oleksandr Mykhed (23 years, Kyiv), Maria Lanko (25 years, Kyiv), Kateryna Radchenko (27 years, Odesa) have become the first Curatorial Platform participants. The selection committee decided upon these five from more than 130 applicants.


Discussions

Saturday Talks

Weekly on Saturdays at 15:00, a meeting with an invited guest is held. Each Saturday Talk is dedicated to a particular aspect of the exhibitions on display and aimed to provide new perspectives from a different background.

Literature Readings

PinchukArtCentre continues its collaboration and co-production with the contemporary literature scene holding Literature Readings: presentations of texts selected or specially written for the occasion, related to the projects and artists on display at PinchukArtCentre.

PAC-Talk: Food for Thought

This joint venture of PAC and Foundation CCA is aimed to create a thought provoking exchange between a diverse range of participants and facilitators providing insight into the Ukrainian art context and the global art scene. The discussions offer a reflection on subjects originating from PAC exhibitions and are closely related to relevant questions in contemporary society.


The internship programme StudentLab is designed for the 3rd and 4th year university students who take an interest in contemporary art but do not study it professionally. The project is meant to engage student in a deeper study of contemporary art basing on the one’s experience and knowledge within vocation-related subjects.

StudentLab’s participants explore Future Generation Art Price 2014 Nominees’ works, history, structure and functions of the institution and participate in meetings and discussions with PinchukArtCentre team and guests. The practice part of the internship lies in working with the visitors, own projects development and realization as well as writing an essay in the end of the program.

Participants who will successfully complete the program will receive the PinchukArtCentre StudentLab certificate, and will be offered an opportunity to publish their essays in the on-line magazine KORYDOR.

The programme is developed by the Education Department of the PinchukArtCentre and is supported by the on-line contemporary culture magazine KORYDOR.

Participation is free of charge.