The Swedish Association of Curators (Svensk curatorförening)

“On Curating: Understanding the Role of the Curator” is a text by Alba Baeza commissioned by the Swedish Association of Curators.

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On Curating: Understanding the Role of the Curator (in English)

Om curering (på Svenska)

Text extract: To create a harmonious collaboration between many areas of expertise, a curator needs to encompass a broad range of skills and qualities: researching, critical thinking, conceptual and aesthetic sensitivity, writing, public speaking, as well as communication, diplomacy, negotiation. With those skills, what does a curator do? Researching, mediating, connecting, facilitating dialogues, interpreting, reframing, presenting, advocating. At its core, curating is about building relationships and creating meaning.

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Role in the project

  • Writer


  • Sweden


  • 2023