Today, the position as curator is one of the most widely discussed positions on the art scene, locally as well as internationally. The curator has conquered and taken over the art scene with a dominance and a self-image that has caused a shift in central discourses within the entire art institution. The interesting, innovative and vital aspect of this development concerns the way in which the locus of negotiation associated with exhibitions has been displaced into new, extra-disciplinary scenarios. I have always been greatly interested in the various opportunities available to artists in terms of staging and orchestrating art events in new ways, challenging settings and contexts as well as the spectators. I am currently carrying out a number of curatorial tasks for various institutions, trying out the approaches and optics I find best suited to the specific contexts.
Christine Borland, 3 Contemporary artist, Inge Ellegaard vs. Ursula Reuter Christiansen, 2004–2008For a period of seven years I was a board member at Kunsthal Aarhus (then Aarhus Kunstbygning), and in addition to the usual kind of board work we would also curate exhibitions. I curated the exhibitions listed above on my own and with Ulla … Read More