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Report from the Academy: Q&A about Curatorial Power with Lisa Myers

by Sally McKay on June 8, 2011
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Who determines the meanings of artworks — artists, audiences, curators? Curators contextualize artworks in exhibitions with audiences in mind, but artworks invoke their own contexts independently of curatorial agendas. For this reason, every curator, even the most community-minded, has to figure out how to manage their own power. Today, I take a closer look at the processes of curation with Lisa Myers, an independent curator of contemporary Aboriginal art.

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