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Artworld Talk | Between Production and Reproduction - Career and Motherhood in the Artworld

  • Art Basel Hall 1, Auditorium, Messeplatz Basel Switzerland (map)

Is the artworld compatible with parenting? According to 19th-century stereotypes, artists are obsessive, solitary, selfish characters. Two centuries later, how has this perception changed? With socially-oriented work, relational aesthetics, and care economies embedded into artistic practices, has the artworld finally made room for female artists and curators to be mothers, or is motherhood still considered 'the kiss of death' for a career? The participants in this panel – all of them mothers - will discuss their experiences and how they juggle their career and private lives.

Chus Martínez, Curator and Head of the Art Institute HGK FHNW, Basel
Coco Fusco, Artist, New York
Nadine Zeidler, Co-Founder, Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin
Moderator: Julieta Aranda, Artist, and Editor, e-flux Journal, Berlin/New York City

Free to the public.