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Curatorial Histories & Contexts

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 7
Module lead
Gordon Hon
Academic year

Module overview

This module explores a range of historical, social and theoretical contexts for contemporary curatorial practice. It examines critical debates and practices, concepts and experiments, and will equip you with an array of appropriate skills and terminology for engaging in contemporary curatorial practice and discourse.

By addressing and investigating important contemporary issues of globalisation, sustainable practice, decolonisation and the equality of representation, You will be equipped with the critical vocabulary and knowledge to address future developments in curatorial practice.

Lectures, seminars and guided visits to collections, presentations from specialist staff ,visiting lecturers and curators will encourage an advanced critical approach to a range of information from multiple sources.