Debuting underneath a name UCLQurates 2014, a exhibitions are a vital and artistic partnership between UCL Qatar and both Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art and Katara Art Centre.
UCLQurates is an annual height for museum studies students during UCL Qatar to curate exhibitions underneath a superintendence of UCL’s educational staff. UCLQurates 2014 is a initial of what is set to turn an innovative underline on Doha’s informative calendar any year, as a students’ work is recognized and distinguished by new exhibitions.
Opening on Mar 30 and using until Apr 12, a initial of dual exhibitions will see UCL Qatar students operative with a private collection of complicated and contemporary Arab art during Katara Art Centre to emanate “Ana Arabi?”, an muster that explores themes of Arab identities.
Following this with an opening on Apr 4, “Is a sea a woman?” is an muster grown by a UCLQurates students that will take place during Mathaf until May 2. The muster is a response to a vital arriving Etel Adnan retrospective. Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Adnan’s retrospective explores her attribute with a sea, a boundlessness and a many Qatari verbal traditions that applaud naval and folklore. Both exhibitions will be accessible for open observation during Mathaf and Katara opening hours.
“We trust UCLQurates will grow into a recognized height for curatorial dialogue, enabling destiny UCL students to actively attend in Qatar’s tellurian purpose in a humanities and artistic industries. This year’s museum studies students are gay to be operative professionally alongside Mathaf and Katara Art Centre as we launch UCLQurates,” pronounced Alkindi al-Jawabra, MA Museum and Gallery Practice student, UCL Qatar.
UCL Qatar is now usurpation applications for places on Master’s grade programmes in Museum and Gallery Practice, Conservation, Archaeology and Library Studies, commencing in Aug 2014. Applications can be submitted around a UCL Qatar website with a May 1 deadline for on-time applications.