Masterclass: Chris Sharp on Curating

Mon 23 Apr 2018

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Join Chris Sharp as he discusses the curatorial process developing and realising Dwelling Poetically: Mexico City, a case study at ACCA. Chris will reflect more generally on the subject of curating, and in relation to his curatorial projects and co-direction of Lulu, a project space in Mexico City.

ACCA’s masterclasses are a series of presentations designed to cater to art and curatorial students at a postgraduate tertiary level. This particular masterclass is suited for artists and students studying art history, curatorial practice and arts management at postgraduate tertiary level.

FREE. Bookings essential

Note: Dwelling Poetically: Mexico City, a case study will be open for viewing between 5-6pm before masterclass.


Chris Sharp is a writer and independent curator currently based in Mexico City, where he runs the project space Lulu with Mexican artist Martin Soto Climent. He has curated numerous international exhibitions, including most recently, Against Nature, co-curated with Edith Jerabkova at the National Gallery of Prague, 2016; A Change of Heart at Hannah Hoffman gallery, Los Angeles, 2016, and As if in a foreign country, at Galerie Nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna, 2016. A contributing editor of Art Review and Art Agenda, Sharp was recently appointed co-curator (with Dr Zara Stanhope) of New Zealand artist Dane Mitchell’s presentation for the 58th Venice Biennale.

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