How do practices prevalent in the open source community match up against curatorial paradigms in the visual arts? What is the difference between curatorial openness, working in the public domain or releasing work under a public license? How can we learn about curating and commissioning via platforms which engage audiences or encourage participation? Defining useful metaphors and discarding hyperbolic buzzwords will be encouraged.
Link to video file online at Eyebeam: http://eyebeam.org/press/media/videos/eyebeam-summer-school-curatorial-masterclass-day-1
Guests: Curator, Scott Burnham (Creative Director, Montreal Biennial 2009); Dominic Smith (co-founder, Polytechnic, UK).
Eyebeam respondant: Fred Beneson (Research Associate, Eyebeam; Product Manager, Creative Commons).