21 May 2021, online

In this lecture Elke Krasny presents the outcomes of the Ecologies of Curating collective workshop that was organized to discuss and explore new modes of curatorial practice that enable meaningful social and environmental encounters.

The lecture was part of the conference A Letter to the Future: Toward Radical and Creative Ecologies organized in the frame of EKO 8 – International Triennial of Art and Environment.

Elke Krasny is a Professor for Art and Education and Head of the Department of Education in the Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. Krasny’s scholarship, academic writings, and curatorial work explore questions of care at the present historical conjuncture with a focus on emancipatory and transformative practices in art, curating, architecture, and urbanism. The 2019 exhibition and edited volume Critical Care: Architecture and Urbanism for a Broken Planet, curated and edited with Angelika Fitz and published by MIT Press, introduces a care perspective in architecture that addresses the Anthropocene conditions of the global present.

Video recordings of all lectures and discussions at the conference A Letter to the Future.

The conference was organized by the Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory in partnership with Maribor Art Gallery’s EKO 8 – International Triennial of Art and Environment.

Supported by: ERSTE Foundation.