About this event
Talk-Guided tour of Petrit Halilaj's exhibition Poisoned by men in need of some love by Elena Filipovic, curator of the exhibition.
Elena Filipovic is senior curator at WIELS. She co-curated, with Adam Szymczyk, the 5th Berlin Biennial and co-edited, with Marieke van Hal and Solveig Øvstebø, The Biennial Reader: Anthology on Large-Scale Perennial Exhibitions of Contemporary Art. She has curated a number of travelling retrospectives, including Marcel Duchamp: A Work that is not a Work “of Art”; Félix González-Torres: Specific Objects without Specific Form; and Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955–1972, the latter co-curated with Joanna Mytkowska. Additionally, she has organized solo exhibitions with artists such as Leigh Ledare, Klara Lidén, Lorna Macintyre, Melvin Moti, Tomo Savic-Gecan and Tris Vonna-Michell. She was guest curator for the Prix Fondation d’entreprise Ricard (Paris) and for the Satellite Programme at the Jeu de Paume (Paris); since 2007, she has been tutor of theory and exhibition history at De Appel postgraduate curatorial training program and advisor at the Rijksakademie, both in Amsterdam. Her writings have appeared in numerous artists’ catalogues, as well as in Afterall, Frieze, Kaleidoscope and Mousse.
In English & French
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