Curating as Publishing led by Tom Clark

Tom Clark is an independent curator, editor and writer and associate lecturer at University of the Arts London. He holds an MFA in Curating from Goldsmiths, University of London.

Between 2015 and 2017 he was editor at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht in the Netherlands. From 2010–2015 Tom Clark co-directed and co-curated Arcadia Missa Gallery, London and was founding-editor of Arcadia Missa Publications and the journal How to Sleep Faster. He has worked at Mute Publishing and MayDay Rooms Radical Archive Institute.

Amongst others Tom has co-edited the books: (networked) every whisper is a crash on my ears (Arcadia Missa Publications, 2014), Instituting Otherwise (BAK, forthcoming); he was a contributing editor to FORMER WEST: Art and the Contemporary after 1989 (BAK and MIT Press, 2017, forthcoming); he guest edited the online arts journal General Fine Arts Vol.2, no. 1 (2016). He is the editor of novels including Somewhere I’ve Never Been, by Steph Kretrovicz, (2017, forthcoming). In 2016 he founded Pool press, and independent publishing and editing studio. He has written numerous exhibition texts and reviews, and his writing will feature in the forthcoming Posthuman Glossary, Rosi Braidotti and Maria Hlavajova, eds. (Bloomsbury, 2017).

Past independent curatorial work includes: Instituting for the Contemporary Public Editorial Meetings, BAK, Basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht; Devotions, MOT International Project Space, 2015; InExchange, Central Saint Martins, 2011; Reading Room, International Project Space, Birmingham, 2012; and Just Frustration, 2015, and Every Line Ever Spoken, 2014, SixtyEight Institute, Copenhagen among others. Tom Clark’s work focuses on art, curating and its politics, specifically the questions of instituting and publishing (making public) as well as questions of value, publics and collectivity in art and its organisation. He has lectured and taught widely on curating, editing and publishing in the arts.

See:
http://tomclrk.com
http://p-o-o-l.info

Please note this event is part of our Curatorial Curriculum. Participants have been selected for this year, but we can accommodate a few places on individual sessions for a small charge. Please contact kim@grand-union.org.uk if you would like to know more.

Tom Clark is an independent curator, editor and writer and associate lecturer at University of the Arts London. He holds an MFA in Curating from Goldsmiths, University of London.

Between 2015 and 2017 he was editor at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht in the Netherlands. From 2010–2015 Tom Clark co-directed and co-curated Arcadia Missa Gallery, London and was founding-editor of Arcadia Missa Publications and the journal How to Sleep Faster. He has worked at Mute Publishing and MayDay Rooms Radical Archive Institute.

Amongst others Tom has co-edited the books: (networked) every whisper is a crash on my ears (Arcadia Missa Publications, 2014), Instituting Otherwise (BAK, forthcoming); he was a contributing editor to FORMER WEST: Art and the Contemporary after 1989 (BAK and MIT Press, 2017, forthcoming); he guest edited the online arts journal General Fine Arts Vol.2, no. 1 (2016). He is the editor of novels including Somewhere I’ve Never Been, by Steph Kretrovicz, (2017, forthcoming). In 2016 he founded Pool press, and independent publishing and editing studio. He has written numerous exhibition texts and reviews, and his writing will feature in the forthcoming Posthuman Glossary, Rosi Braidotti and Maria Hlavajova, eds. (Bloomsbury, 2017).

Past independent curatorial work includes: Instituting for the Contemporary Public Editorial Meetings, BAK, Basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht; Devotions, MOT International Project Space, 2015; InExchange, Central Saint Martins, 2011; Reading Room, International Project Space, Birmingham, 2012; and Just Frustration, 2015, and Every Line Ever Spoken, 2014, SixtyEight Institute, Copenhagen among others. Tom Clark’s work focuses on art, curating and its politics, specifically the questions of instituting and publishing (making public) as well as questions of value, publics and collectivity in art and its organisation. He has lectured and taught widely on curating, editing and publishing in the arts.

See:
http://tomclrk.com
http://p-o-o-l.info

Please note this event is part of our Curatorial Curriculum. Participants have been selected for this year, but we can accommodate a few places on individual sessions for a small charge. Please contact kim@grand-union.org.uk if you would like to know more.