Ece Pazarbas?? is a curator based in Istanbul and Berlin. She has an interest in alternative education, and since 2007 has been generating projects in public spacesin both urban and rural locations. In April 2013, with grant funding, she took part in Olafur Eliassons Institution for Spatial Experiments. Recently, she was the Istanbul Coordinator for the New Museums New Yorks Ideas City: Istanbul; curator of Silent Shape of Things at ARTER Istanbul (2012); and co-curator, with René Block, of the exhibitions 12/12 and Turkish Art Nice and Simple at Tanas Berlin (201112). Since 2009, she has been curating audio walks in various cities. From 200103 she acted as Assistant Director at Proje4L-Istanbul Museum of Contemporary Art, and from 200209 she was the Executive Assistant to the Director of Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, where she has also taken on several freelance projects. She was the Assistant Curator of the 52nd Venice Biennial Turkish Pavilion (2007); Director of the ongoing education and festival program, Meeting Point, since 2007; Project Manager of Orhan Pamuk: Museum of Innocence for Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt (200708); and Contemporary Art Exhibitions Director at Pera Museum (200506). In 2009 and 2010 she worked as Consultant and Program Specialist of Visual Arts for Turkey at the Strategic Planning and Development Department for Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage, UAE. She was the Co-Founder and Co-Director of CUMA /// Contemporary Utopia Management (200812), where she was the curator and director of its artistic projects. She continues her artistic projects with CAMP, Contemporary Amplifier for Multidisciplinary Practices.
Spring 2014 Curatorial Intensive Public Symposium: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 10am6pm ICI Curatorial Hub 401 Broadway, Suite 1620 New York, NY 10013 FREE Join ICI and the Spring 2014 Curatorial Intensive on Tuesday, March 25 for a daylong public symposium where the participants will present the exhibition and project proposals that they have developed through […]read more »