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Artists should not be curators: a debate


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Artists should not be curators: a debate
Tuesday, April 10th, 7 pm

Löwenbräu, Limmatstrasse 270, 8005 Zürich, F Space Carpet Gallery, Space F, 2nd floor

Art + Argument is a forum for discussing culture where the unspeakable may be said. Four cultural experts in two opposing teams debate and discuss a motion that they have been assigned. Each participant has been asked to defend or attack the motion, and each has five minutes to argue their case uninterrupted. Thereafter the speakers challenge each other, and the audience may in turn question the speakers. The event ends with a vote for the more persuasive team. Each speaker must play his or her assigned role, regardless of whether they agree or not. Speakers benefit from temporary immunity: what they say during the debate is not necessarily their opinion and they cannot be held to their word afterwards.

Mitchell Anderson
Mirjam Bayerdörfer
Hamed Rashtian
Una Szeemann

Organisation & moderation:
Aoife Rosenmeyer

The debate will take place within the exhibition A Portrait of a Young Building as an Artist by Artists curated by The Art Student as Curator.

Looking forward to seeing you there!