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Date : 05-09-2016

Institutions of the 21st Century Report. Publication release – November 1, 2016

Montabonel & Partners are pleased to announce the publication of the Report on the Institutions of the 21st Century, which will be released on the 1st of November 2016.

The report will offer an account of the issues discussed in context of the think tank Media in the Expanded Field, which we have conceived and funded and that took place at Fundación Casa Wabi, Puerto Escondido (Mexico), from the 12th to the 18th of July 2016.

In particular, the publication will share the perspective of the participants in the think tank, as well as the input of a group of selected professionals, invited to contribute to the online platform of the project: https://mefsite.wordpress.com

The main sections of the report will concern:
– Post-medium Condition
– Impact of Technology on Institutions
– Artists, Institutions and Markets
– Structures of Contemporary Art Institutions in the 21st Century

Participants in the think tank:
Douglas Coupland, Novelist, Visual Artist, Vancouver, Canada.
Beryl Graham, Research Professor, University of Sunderland.
Hanna Hölling, Art Historian and Conservation Scholar, University College London.
Doris Krystof, Curator, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf.
Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho, Installation and Video Artists, Seoul, South Korea.
Petra Lange-Berndt, Chair of Modern and Contemporary Art, Hamburg University.
Miriam La Rosa, Researcher, Museologist and Independent Curator, London.
Pip Laurenson, Head of Collection Care Research at Tate, London.
Li Zhenhua, Writer, Curator, Artist, Zurich, Shanghai and Beijing.
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, New Media Artist, Montreal.
Sebastien Montabonel, Curator, Publisher, and Founder Montabonel & Partners, London.
Jane Morris, Editor at Large, The Art Newspaper, London.
Nicolas de Oliveira, Writer, Curator, Head of Curatorial Studies, London Metropolitan University.
Nicola Oxley, Writer and Curator, London.
Benjamin Weil, Artistic Director Centro Botín, Santander.

Further contributors:
David Price, Artist and Writer.
Domenico Quaranta, Contemporary Art Critic, Curator and Artistic Director, Link Center for the Arts of the Information Age, Brescia.
Nuno Faleiro Rodrigues, Lecturer of Critical Studies, Escola Superior Artística do Porto and Fellow Researcher, Centro de Estudos Arnaldo Araújo.
Mariana Roquette Teixeira, PhD Researcher, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas – Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Nayia Yakoumaki, Curator Archive Gallery & Project Manager Neon Curatorial Exchange and Award, Whitechapel Gallery, London.