“Today more people use visual images to show or ‘show off’ what is important to them”

In the traditional sense a curator takes care of the collections of various institutions – museums, galleries and fashion houses.

However, the widespread presence of our Visual Culture and increased access to digital platforms of expression (Facebook, Instagram, Youtube) have enabled individuals to become curators in their own right.

Explore this and more in the iCurate workshop

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What is the iCurate workshop?

iCurate is a 3 day workshop (July 12th, 19th & 22nd) where year 12 & 13 students have the opportunity to work towards curating an exhibition with the award-winning visual artist, Phoebe Boswell – www.phoebeboswell.com

Students will also work closely with a team of lecturers from the Department of Visual Cultures to explore the following areas:

Art History, Pop Culture and the Contemporary city

How does the iCurate workshop work?

Day 1

Meet Phoebe Boswell and the Visual Cultures team, take part in a ‘Making the most of your iCurate experience’ session and a iCurate exhibition planning session.

Day 2
Explore iCurate themes with the Visual Cultures team and apply knowledge learnt to a practical curating exercise.

Day 3

Exhibition preparation (artwork placement and hanging) and iCurate exhibition opening.

What will participants gain?

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  • Introduction to university life
  • Introduction to Curating & Art History
  • Introduction to concepts of identity, race & gender

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  • Learn to apply critical, creative & problem solving skills
  • Develop communication & presentation skills
  • Develop teamwork & inclusive leadership skills

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  • An opportunity to start building networks
  • Experience of working with an award-winning artist

Photos from iCurate 2015

iCurate workshop 2015

Register for a place on iCurate 2016

Once your details have been received an application form will be emailed to you

The iCurate Team

Phoebe Boswell
Phoebe Boswell
Phoebe Boswell
is an award winning multimedia artist whose practice involves drawing, animation and installation
Elvira Dyangani Ose
Elvira Dyangani Ose
Elvira Dyangani Ose
is a lecturer in the Visual Cultures dept specialising in curatorial thinking, global arts and post-colonial studies.
Wood Roberdeau
Wood Roberdeau
Wood Roberdeau
is a lecturer in the Visual Cultures dept specialising contemporary art and the environment.
Louis Moreno
Louis Moreno
Louis Moreno
is a lecturer in the Visual Cultures dept specialising in architecture, urbanism and political economy.
Alice Andrews
Alice Andrews
Alice Andrews
is a lecturer in the Visual Cultures dept specialising in visual narratives of self.
David Osa Amadasun
David Osa Amadasun
David Osa Amadasun
is a Cultural researcher whose work focuses on Creative & Cultural sector inclusion & diversity.
Helen Kempster
Helen Kempster
Helen Kempster
is a Senior Careers Consultant at Goldsmiths supporting students to develop their careers and employability.

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