Conversation on 'Professionalisation'
Conversation and VERNISSAGE | 7pm, 25 June, 2015
Conversation with: Honza Hoeck, Christopher Kline, Nadim Samman and Eva Wilson.

'Sweat equity, warped documentation and corporate business models are annexing project space networks, calling for digest and updated perspectives. What defines an artist-run initiative or project space? Is there a right way to answer this, or is it the wrong question altogether? How do we give an account of what we do? And who are we'

Honza Hoeck is Co-Director at TOVES since 2010. Curation, documentation, PR, organization and collective processes are also part of his artistic work. He is interested in arts ability to transgress known experiences and institute new types of practices

Nadim Samman is Co-Director of Import Projects. Recent projects include Antarctopia: The Antarctic Pavilion, 14th Venice Biennale of Architecture, and Treasure of Lima: A Buried Exhibition - a unique site-specific exhibition on the remote Pacific island of Isla del Coco.

Christopher Kline is an artist who co-founded the project space Kinderhook & Caracas with Sol Calero in 2011. Kinderhook & Caracas focuses on the presentation of solo exhibitions and collaborative research projects with an emphasis on creating a cohesive, in-depth, new body of work and embracing an ever-changing methodology in order to develop projects which might not be exhibited otherwise.

Eva Wilson is a writer and curator. She was the director of the Schinkel Pavillon Berlin and is currently a doctoral researcher at the Centre for Advanced Studies BildEvidenz at the Freie Universität Berlin.

Organized by Anna Frost, Elena Gilbert & Import Projects