As part of the programming of the Papier 2018 art fair, DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art presents the panel discussion Damage Control: Dealing with Controversy in Recent Contemporary Art.
Cheryl Sim, Managing Director/Curator at DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art
Daniel Fiset, Art Historian and Educator at DHC/ART
Nasrin Himada, Independent Curator and writer
Julia Roberge Van Der Donckt, Art Historian
Art is no stranger to controversy. An artist’s ability to make works that move us can also fire up intense criticism and anger. Controversy also extends to all players in the ecosystem of the art world, including museum and gallery professionals, collectors, dealers, auction houses and even critics. What causes controversy today and how is it being dealt with? In the form of a conversation, this panel will present and discuss a selection of recent cases of controversy in contemporary art.
Please note that the panel discussion will be in English. Limited number of seats: first come, first seated.