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Coming up for TALK Series …

Under the title TALK Lecture & Visitor Series, Reykjavík Art Museum, Icelandic Art Center and the Icelandic Academy of the Arts are initiating a collaborative visitor program, offering a platform for continual professional-, international encounter to take place in Iceland. Comprising visits by ground-breaking figures in the visual arts, this program initiative will bring to Icelandic art community, as well as to the public at large, the burgeoning ideas and diverse practices that define the terms and shape the dialogue within the international contemporary art scene. Events will take place in English and are open to everyone, free of charge.
 

TALK: Ann Reynolds
Thursday 4 April, 8 p.m.
Reykjavík Art Museum - Hafnarhús

Ann Reynolds is Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History and the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on U.S. and European art, architecture, and visual culture after 1930; feminist theory, gender, and sexuality studies; the historiography of exhibition practice; and film. Recent publications include Robert Smithson: Learning From New Jersey and Elsewhere (MIT Press, 2003); an essay on feminist publics circa 1970 for Witness to Her Art, Bard College and several essays on Robert Smithson written in conjunction with his recent retrospective. She has received several teaching awards, most recently the College of Fine Arts Distinguished Teaching Award in 2006.


TALK: Charlotte Laubard
Thursday 11 April, 8 p.m.
Reykjavík Art Museum - Hafnarhús

Charlotte Laubard is the director of the CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art Bordeaux (since 2006). Priorly she held positions as associate curator at Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Italy (2002-2005); and Curatorial Associate, P.S.1. Contemporary Art Center, New York (1999-2000). She also worked as an independent curator and critic based in Paris and has curated various projects and is the co-founder of More Fools in Town, Turin, Italy. Laubard has contributed to many art journals including Zérodeux, Beaux-Arts Magazine, www.artforum.com, Flash Art and Rebel.


The American Embassy in Iceland is the main sponsor for TALK Lecture &Visitor Series with support from The French Embassy in Iceland.

 

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