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2014 Creative Time Summit

14th and 15th of November 2014

The sixth annual 'Creative Time Summit' will take place on the 14th and the 15th of November 2014 at the Kulturhuset in Stockholm. The event will explore socially and politically engaged art in a global context by bringing together leading voices in public art and politics. The debates and dialogues will be shared  through the summit's website and public screenings around the world.

The Summit will focus on artists’ work as it relates to the themes of:

  • Nationalisms
  • Performing the City
  • Activating Public Space
  • Art in the Age of Surveillance
  • Migrations

and will include presentations by artists, activists, curators and critics.

Participants include: Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania, and Saskia Sassen, Professor of Sociology at Columbia University, delivering keynote addresses. Delhi-based artist and filmmaker Amar Kanwar will be awarded the 2014 Leonore Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change.

Presentations are grouped into thematic sections titled Nationalisms, Performing The City, Activating Public Space, Art in the Age of Surveillance, and Migrations.

Presenters include Netherlands-based artist and activist Jonas Staal; English artist and CreativeTime collaborator Jeremy Deller; Swedish independent curator and Director of Tensta Konsthall Maria Lind; Poland and Germany-based curator Joanna Warsza; Turkish artist Ahmet Ögüt; Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Icelandic Parliament member and chairperson of the Pirate Party; United States-based performance artist Jill Magid; Sweden’s Soraya Post, who recently made history as the first-ever elected member of a feminist party to the European Parliament, Ghana ThinkTank, a collective featuring Christopher Robbins, John Ewing, and Carmen Montoya from the United States; Cuban artist Tania Bruguera; and many more.

Summit: Stockholm is a collaboration between the New York City-based Creative Time and Stockholm’s Public Art Agency Sweden, and is co-curated by Nato Thompson, Creative Time Chief Curator, and Magdalena Malm, Director of Public Art Agency Sweden.

For more information about Creative Time Summit click here.