The Attentive Museum – Permeable Practices for Common Ground – Announcements

The CIMAM 2022 annual conference will be held in Mallorca, Spain, from November 11-13, organized by Es Baluard Museu d’Art Contemporani de Palma, and can also be followed online.

The three-day program includes three keynotes, nine perspective presentations, three panel discussions, a networking session, workshops and exhibition tours in Palma.

The 60th anniversary of CIMAM (1962-2022), will reflect on the evolution of the museum sector through the testimonies of prominent personalities of its 60 years of history.

CIMAM offers more than 30 travel grants to support the development of conservation and research for applicants through their participation in the annual conference. Application deadline June 30.

Of November 11 to 13, 2022CIMAM will hold the 54th edition of its Annual Conference in the Balearic Archipelago, between Africa, Europe and the Middle East, to explore how museums can actively adopt, partner and actively listen. He will also claim the urgency for museums to adapt and become shared meeting and welcoming spacesallowing yourself to be a permeable and vulnerable community capable of embodying several bodies; institutional, political, social, human or non-human.

The 12 speakers will reflect on the concept of The attentive museum and propose different models that can provide a roadmap for institutions through an exploration of new models of governance and narratives of decolonial discourses, ending with a vision beyond the museum world towards collectives and new institutional models from which we can learn about a more sustainable future.

Annual Conference Registration Form

Travel grant application form

Day 1: Changing from within: How should we govern ourselves?
Historical perspective of the 60 years of CIMAM
by Mom KataokaPresident of CIMAM and Director of the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, and Saskia Bosindependent curator and critic, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Introduction by Imma PrietoDirector, Es Baluard Museu d’Art Contemporani, Palma, Spain

Paul B. Preciadowriter and curator, Paris, France/Spain

Suhanya Raffelmuseum director, M+, Hong Kong, China

Meskerem Assegued BantiwaluCurator and Managing Director, Zoma Museum PLC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Iris DresserCo-Director, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Moderated panel discussion by Mom KataokaDirector, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

Day 2: Unlocking History and New Narratives
Denise Ferreira da Silva
Teacher. Dr., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Clementine DelissAssociate Curator, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

Sandra Gamarra HeshikiVisual Artist, Independent, Lima, Peru/Madrid, Spain

Sethembile Msezane, Visual Artist, Msezane Studios, Cape Town, South Africa

Moderated panel discussion by Agustin Perez RubioIndependent Curator, Madrid

Day 3: Learning from the community: Collective actions in the face of the emergency
Emilie Jacir
Founder/Director, Dar Jacir for Art and Research, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories

Lada NakonechnaArtist, Method Fund, Kyiv, Ukraine

Philippe Rizkfilmmaker/artist, Mosireen video collective, Berlin, Germany/Cairo, Egypt

Kike SpainDr. Architect, Urban Researcher, La Casa Invisible, Malaga, Spain

Moderated panel discussion by Manuel Borja Villel, Director, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

The new CIMAM Board of Directors for the period 2023-25 ​​will be announced during the General Assembly as part of the CIMAM Annual Conference.

Content Committee 2022:

Manuel Borja Villel, Director, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Saskia Bosindependent curator and critic, Amsterdam, Sarah GlennieDirector, National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Mom KataokaPresident of CIMAM, Director, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Malgorzata LudwisiakMember of the Board of CIMAM, Chief Curator, Modern Art Department of the National Museum of Gdansk, Agustin Perez Rubio(chairman of the content committee), independent curator, Madrid, Imma PrietoDirector, Es Baluard Museu d’Art Contemporani de Palma, Palma, Majorca, Berta SuredaIndependent Cultural Researcher and Manager, Palma, Majorca.

2022 Travel Fellowship Funders
The Getty Foundation, the Byucksan Cultural Foundation, OCA – Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Mercedes Vilardell, SAHA – Supporting Contemporary Art from Turkey and the Beijing Public Art and Culture Foundation.

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