Olivier Kaeser, an art historian, curator and co-director of the Swiss Cultural Center in Paris will participate at the Experimenter Curators’ Hub 2017 organised by Experimenter Kolkata.
About the Hub
The Experimenter Curators’ Hub is a crucial platform in developing and sustaining discourse on curatorial practice and exhibition making. Each year the hub invites curators to present and discuss their practice in depth with reference to recent exhibitions curated by them. The 6th edition of the Experimenter Curators’ Hub will bring together some of the foremost minds in curatorship from all over the world.
27 – 29 July 2017
at Experimenter 2/1 Hindusthan Road, Gariahat, Kolkata, 700029
Entry by registration only.
Oliver Kaeser’s session as part of ECH 2017
28 July 2017 (3:45 – 4:45 pm)
About Olivier Kaeser
After graduating at the University of Geneva, Olivier Kaeser worked at the Contemporary Art Center in Geneva, and then founded the independent art space Attitudes in 1994 with Jean-Paul Felley. Under this name, both curated exhibitions and public programmes in Switzerland and other European countries, as well as in Argentina, Chile and Lebanon.
The Centre Culturel Suisse de Paris, where Olivier is currently the co-director, is a multidisciplinary institution dedicated mainly to contemporary Swiss artistic practices, such as contemporary art, theater, dance, music, performance, architecture, graphic design and literature. It is part of Pro Helvetia, the Swiss foundation for culture.
Previous participants supported by Pro Helvetia
ECH 2016 – Ariana Pradal
ECH 2015 – Giovanni Carmine
ECH 2014 – Adam Szymczyk
ECH 2013 – Oliver Kielmayer
ECH 2012 – Patrick Gosatti
ECH 2011 – Nadia Schneider Willen