Course is held between 15-18 June and 26-27 August 2020. Self-study (reading and writing) during the course.
Seminars in Stockholm
15/6, 16/6, 17/6, 18./6 and 26/8, 27/8.
Course leader: Bronwyn Bailey-Charteris
Course director: Martin Sonderkamp (SKH).
Bronwyn Bailey-Charteris is an Australian born, Swedish based curator and artist. Research interests are focused upon processes of ecology in contemporary art, water as social metaphor and feminist methodologies. Working with practical learning platforms, artistic research, publications and exhibitions, she works internationally as a curator and lecturer.
Currently, she works in as Project Leader of Researcher Collaborations at Accelerator – the newly opened konsthall at Stockholm University and was previously Curator at Index – The Swedish Contemporary Arts Foundation. Bronwyn is a current PhD student at University of New South Wales investigating Nordic artistic approaches to the climate crisis and ecology. She is also on the Editorial Board for international arts journal, Oberon.
Recent curatorial work includes A Golden Age: Pulse, Throb, Drift at Centro Centro in Madrid, Djup Tid at Sormlands Museum, Within Deep Time at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, solo exhibition of Roxy Farhat: WUH-SHHHP and group exhibition And Tomorrow And at Index, Stockholm featuring works by Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, The Otolith Group and Fabrizio Terranova’s documentary Donna Haraway: Storytelling for Earthly Survival. In 2018 she initiated and organised a seminar on learning practices in contemporary art, called The Urge, The Echo: Reverberations of Learning Practices, held in Stockholm featuring the works and voices of artists Ursula Biemann, Katja Aglert and Aurélien Froment.
Bronwyn is 2nd year PhD candidate at the University of New South Wales in Art and Design (2019-2022). Bronwyn achieved a Masters and Bachelor degree in Fine Arts and Curatorial Studies from the University of New South Wales (2003-2010), and has undertaken artistic research placements (CuratorLab 2013/14 and Mejan Resident 2014/16) at both major art schools in Stockholm – Royal Institute of Art and Konstfack University College of Art and Design. She also lectures and teaches within universities, for example art writing and theory at DOCH, University of the Arts and ecology, activism and art at Södertörn University.