in Curating, Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK)
Lecturer: Paz Guevara
⮕ Enrol here until 23 May 2021.
Fee: 390 CHF
Maximum participants: 15
Course dates: 29 May + 5 June 2021, 2–6pm (CEST)
Course description will follow soon.
Paz Guevara is a curator, researcher and author. Since 2015 she works at Haus der Kulturen der Welt – HKW in Berlin, Germany, where she collaborates on the long-term project Kanon-Fragen that questions dominant cultural narratives. In this context, she curated Afro-Sonic Mapping. Tracing Aural Histories via Sonic Transmigrations (2019) and co-curated Parapolitics: Cultural Freedom and the Cold War (2017-2018, together with Anselm Franke, Nida Ghouse and Antonia Majaca). She has also contributed to the documentary exhibition Past Disquiet at HKW with research on South American artists and museums involved in the solidarity movement and to the conference programs of A History of Limits (2016), Love and Ethnology (2019), and De-Centering Narratives (2019). In 2011 and 2013, she co-curated the Latin American Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Guevara has conducted several conversations with cultural practitioners; most recently, she has published conversations with Elicura Chihuailaf (NIRIN NGAAY, Biennale of Sydney, 2020), Marcela Moraga (Villa Romana, Florence, 2020), and Marco Montiel-Soto (Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Spain, 2019).
Preparation for the course:
Please use a headset (or headphones) and stay in a quiet place with a stable internet connection. Please read the texts which you will get access to once you have booked the course.
This intensive two-part direct live teaching course will be held over Zoom on two consecutive Saturdays, 2–6pm CET. Please prepare a very short introduction of yourself. The first session will be used for an in-depth introduction to the topic, and workshop research. Assignments will be given for the second session. Feedback and evaluation will be given in the second session. After successful completion, a certificate with 1 ECTS point will be handed out.
Download the Zoom application. You will find a detailed installation guide here. Zoom can be also used in a browser window on a Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone, Android tablet or Android phone. You will find a Zoom invitation with a link to access the workshop.