The Meet the Curator event is a chance to meet the two curators-in-residence, Gina Buenfeld and Blanca Victoria López, who have just arrived in Helsinki in the context of the HICP – Helsinki International Curatorial Programme. During the event Gina and Blanca will introduce their work followed by discussion.
The event will take place at HIAP Project Space in Suomenlinna (Suomenlinna B 28/2, Helsinki) on Thursday, 8 June at 11 am – 1 pm. A warm welcome to everyone!
Take the HSL ferry leaving at 10:20 from the Market Square!
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Gina Buenfeld (in residence at HIAP Cable Factory 1–29 June 2017) is a curator at Camden Arts Centre (CAC), London where she has worked with artists including Bonnie Camplin, Simon Starling, Jeremy Deller, Joao Maria Gusmao & Pedro Paiva, Nathalie Djurberg and Karl Holmqvist, as well as with the estates of 20th Century artists such as Pino Pascali, Hanne Darboven and Dieter Roth. She has successfully delivered a series of new commissions including ambitious film projects by Joachim Koester (in collaboration with August Orts) and Simon Martin (with Film London / FLAMIN).
Blanca Victoria López (in residence at HIAP Cable Factory HIAP Cable Factory 1–29 June 2017) from Havana, Cuba graduated with honors from Havana University, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from the Faculty of Arts and Philology. She is a researcher and curator at the Contemporary Art Center Wifredo Lam, and since 2011, she has been a member of the curatorial board of the Havana Biennial.
HICP – Helsinki International Curatorial Programme is a collaboration between Frame Contemporary Art Finland and HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme.
HIAP Project Space
Building nr 33 on Suomenlinna map
jpg map: http://tinyurl.com/h3tff9f
Image: Sirja Moberg / Frame Contemporary Art Finland.