Viitasaari, Finland
Posted: 07 Feb 2020
Curating Diversity: June 29th – July 5th, 2020.

Curating Diversity: June 29th – July 5th, 2020.

29 Jun - 05 Jul, 2020

Ages 40 or below. Teachers and mentors: Julia Gerlach (GE), Du Yun (USA/CN), Vidgis Jakobsdottir (IS), Tarek Atoui (FR/LB).

The course will include workshops, lectures, dialogues, debates and panels addressing first and foremost the artistic aspects and good practices on curating music and sound art of today. Discussions in class will cover topics as; historical background, challenges of public and private space, collaborative and participatory strategies , working with archives, challenges of modern identity-politics and personification , curatorship as activism, curating social change, diversity, gender and inclusivity to name a few. The students of the course will have a public discussion & presentation on the last day of the festival. The course will focus more on ethical and positional questions than the purely technical (fundraising and production) ones.

The “Curating Diversity” course is part of the Creative Europe funded network Sounds Now (
Closing date: 15 Apr 2020
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