TALK Series Charlotte Laubard
TALK: Charlotte Laubard
The Contemporary Art Museum in the 21st Century
Thursday 11 April, 8 p.m.
Reykjavik Art Museum – Hafnarhús
Charlotte Laubard is the third participant in TALK Series 2013, a collaborative lecture program initiated by Reykjavík Art Museum, the Icelandic Art Center and the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. The lecture takes place Thursday 11 April, 8 p.m. and is held in collaboration with Alliance Française and The French Embassy in Iceland. The lecture will take on topic of the contemporary art museum in the 21st century.
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. She 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.
TALK Lecture &Visitor Series is a collaboration between Reykjavík Art Museum, Icelandic Art Center and the Icelandic Academy of the Arts. The series creates a platform for continual professional and international encounter to take place in Iceland. Comprising visits by ground-breaking figures in the visual arts, this program brings 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. The American Embassy in Iceland is the main sponsor for TALK Lecture &Visitor Series with further support from the French Embassy in Iceland, Alliance Française and Promote Iceland.
Laubard´s talk is a part of the program of Sequences and in collaboartion with the French Embassy and Alliance Française.
The lecture will take place in English and is open to everyone, free of charge.