Thursday 26 September
18.00 – 19.30
LJMU’s Exhibition Research Centre (ERC) (formerly Art and Design Academy)
Mihnea Mircan’s lecture will refer to past and future exhibition projects at the institution he currently directs, Extra City Kunsthal in Antwerp, Belgium.
Apart from exhibitions at Extra City – including ‘A slowdown at the Museum, 1:1’, ‘Hans van Houwelingen and Jonas Staal’ – Mircan has curated exhibitions at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest; Museion, Bolzano; Stroom Den Haag, Den Haag; Spinnerei, Leipzig; David Roberts Art Foundation, London; and the Venice Biennale, as curator of the Romanian Pavilion in 2007. He is the editor of the book Hans van Houwelingen: Undone (2012), and has contributed essays to monographs on Pavel Büchler and Nina Beier, and to the catalogue Six Lines of Flight. His writing has appeared in journals such as Mousse and Manifesta Journal.
Forthcoming speakers in the series include Adelina von Fürstenberg (8 November 2013) and Jürgen Harten (21 November 2013). Please see www.erc-ljmu.org for further details.