Vladimir Vidmar: Curatorial Research

World of Art | School for Curatorial Practices and Critical Writing | Year 16

In a series of meetings with curator Vladimir Vidmar the participants will get introduced to curatorial work in practice. In particular, we will investigate how the curator designs and plans the exhibition, what is exhibition’s starting point, and how does one develop the concept. What is the basic building cell of the exhibition and its concept and how does it develop during the process?

Furthermore, we are interested in how the curatorial research happens in practice. How do we undertake research and how do we gather information? Do we start from a conversation with the artist, a studio visit, an exhibition visit or a known work of art? Do we browse the internet, online databases, libraries and archives? What are the research methods and how does a curatorial team work?

Fotogallery (Photo: SCCA-Ljubljana Archive)

Vladimir VidmarVladimir Vidmar (1982)
Art Director of Škuc Gallery in Ljubljana. He graduated in philosophy and journalism at the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Between 2007 and 2010 he worked at the City Museum and Galleries and also as a journalist and translator. From 2010 to 2013 he was the Assistant to the Art Director of Škuc Gallery. He curated numerous solo and group exhibition projects. He co-curated the exhibition Crises and New Beginnings: Art in Slovenia 2005–2015 at +MSUM in Ljubljana. Since 2016 he lectures at Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. He lives and works in Ljubljana.

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