Exhibition Design and Delivery in a Day

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Prepare to be guided by your tutor through the practical and logistical processes involved in staging an exhibition on this one-day course. The course starts with the initial concept and research, moving to agreements and layout and finally, to the hanging of artworks...

Taught by: Kirsten Cooke.

Description

Prepare to be guided by your tutor through the practical and logistical processes involved in staging an exhibition on this one-day course. The course starts with the initial concept and research, moving to agreements and layout and finally, to the hanging of artworks. We will also advise you on insurance, public liability and health and safety requirements in public spaces. As well as developing your knowledge of innovative exhibition design, it's a chance to exchange ideas with the rest of the group. Students are welcome to bring along ideas in relation to future exhibitions that they would like to or will be organising.

Course Outcomes
You will be capable of organising an exhibition from start to finish, as well as appreciating a successful exhibition design layout. You'll be aware of the procedures between galleries and artists.

Who Should Attend
Artists, craftspeople or anyone eager to learn about the practical side of organising an exhibition.

Course Level
Beginner

Courses are typically taught by one or more of the tutors listed below.


Student Reviews

'It was comprehensive and well-delivered, covering a lot of ground in one day.' - Anon.

'It was exactly what I expected, the tutor covered all the topics that were promised. The pace at which she delivered the content was just right, neither too fast nor to slow. She was excellent, really.' - Anon









Tutor information

Dr Kirsten Cooke is an artist-curator and has co-authored the projects: Material Conjectures, KollActiv and House of Hysteria. This year Cooke completed her PhD in curatorial practice at the University of Reading and she has delivered papers/written texts for projects in London, Paris and LA. Cooke's practice experiments with different forms of staging and deploys architectural environments to choreograph artworks.

Recent exhibitions and projects have been staged at kynastonmcshine (The Old Police Station, London), Beaconsfield (London), Sonce Alexander gallery (LA), and the Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne (Paris). In 2016, Cooke has staged the exhibition and performance programme Pressure Chamber: Nematodes at ArtLacuna (London) and will be curating the following exhibitions as part of her co-authored projects: Concrete Plastic in September at Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LA) and Abandoned Temporary Treatment Facility in October at Beaconsfield (London). 





Materials

Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:

  • Notebook and Pen



Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
03/12/2016 - 03/12/2016Saturday10:00 - 16:001 Day£145Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
04/03/2017 - 04/03/2017Saturday10:00 - 16:001 Day£145Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
08/07/2017 - 08/07/2017Saturday10:00 - 16:001 Day£145Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket