Curators in residency

Gaia Tedone, Think tank: “In response to the campaign We Are in Puglia”

As part of her residency at Vessel, the curator Gaia Tedone organises Critical Reflections on the Representation and (Auto) Representation of the region Puglia across the Media and Tourist Industry this July 25th at La Taverna del Maltese, Bari (7 pm). The event will use the format of a Think Tank with the local community...

Welcome to Cristina Bogdan and Gaia Tedone

Vessel welcomes Cristina Bogdan and Gaia Tedone! After Alec Steadman, Cristina and Gaia are the next curators participating in our Residency Program, 2013. Read more about them, their projects for the residency and about the other selected curators http://bit.ly/11RLkaH   With the support of Doppelgaenger

Welcome to Alec Steadman

vessel welcomes Alec Steadman! Alec is the first curator who will participate in our Residency Program, 2013, he will stay with us from 19th June to 10th July. Read more about him, his project for the residency and the other selected curators http://bit.ly/11RLkaH

Residency Program 2013 – selected curators

It is with great pleasure that we announce the names of the four young international curators selected by the curatorial board of vessel to participate in our residency program, 2013: Cristina Bogdan Nicoletta Daldanise Alec Steadman Gaia Tedone Below is a brief biography for each curator as well as the respective proposal for research projects that they will develop during...

Anne-Mette Villumsen

Anne-Mette Villumsen (1973) is an art historian and curator. She is the director and chief curator of the Skovgaard Museum in Viborg, Denmark, where she has curated exhibitions of contemporary, modern and nineteenth-century art. She studied at the University of Copenhagen and l’Université de Paris X. She has worked as assistant curator at Nikolaj, Copenhagen...

Anna Smolak

Anna Smolak (born 1976) is curator based in Poland. She graduated from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, with a MA in Art History and Cultural Diplomacy Postgaduate Studies at the Collegium Civitas and Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw. Since 2004 she has been working for the Contemporary Art Gallery Bunkier Sztuki.  Previously, she ran the...

Gerd Elise Mørland

Gerd Elise Mørland (1976) is a freelance curator, writer and art critic based in Oslo. She earned her MA in Art History on the changing role of the curator since the 1990s at the University of Oslo (2009), and additionally completed a guest-stay at the MFA curatorial program at Goldsmiths University of London (2008). In...

Annette Schemmel

Annette Schemmel is a freelance curator, writer and doctoral candidate in art history at the Freie Universität Berlin (Study of informal professionalization strategies deployed by contemporary artists in Douala, Cameroon). Schemmel’s interests are in context-specific uses of art as a means of voicing social concerns; with this in mind, her work bridges the fields of...

Raluca Voinea

Art critic and curator, based in Bucharest. She holds a BA in Art History and Theory from the Arts University in Bucharest (1997-2001) and an MA in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art in London (2004-2006). In 2006 she co-founded E-cart.ro, a non-profit cultural institution based in Romania. Since beginning of 2009,...

Pieter Vermeulen

Pieter Vermeulen (b. 1983) is a philosopher, writer and independent curator based in Antwerp, Belgium. He is currently holding a position as guest professor in philosophy and philosophy of art at University College Ghent – Faculty of Fine Arts and Faculty of Music. His educational background lies in philosophy and cultural studies (MA). After his...

Arzu Yayıntaş

Arzu Yayıntaş is a curator based in Antakya and Istanbul. Since 2002 she has co-curated several international exhibitions in public space and non-profit spaces in several cities in Turkey and in Rotterdam and Sofia. She taught contemporary art history as a part time lecturer at the Yeditepe University for two years. Besides contributing to the...