The Roles and Responsibilities of Museums in Civil Society
The CIMAM 2017 Annual Conference (10–12 November 2017) was organized by CIMAM, hosted by the National Gallery Singapore. A total of 280 delegates from 53 different countries registered to the conference.
Keynote speakers included Nikos Papastergiadis, Director, Research Unit in Public Cultures, and Professor, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, Australia; Patrick D. Flores, Professor of Art Studies, University of the Philippines, Manila and Donna De Salvo, Deputy Director for International Initiatives and Senior Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA.
Perspective speakers included Ute Meta Bauer, Founding Director, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, Singapore; Chen Chieh-Jen, Artist, Taiwan; Andrea Cusumano, Deputy Mayor for Culture of Palermo, Italy; Ade Darmawan, Artist, Curator and Director, ruangrupa, Jakarta, Indonesia; Gridthiya Gaweewong, Artistic Director, Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand; Post-Museum, Jennifer Teo & Woon Tien Wei, Artists, Singapore; Adriano Pedrosa, Artistic Director, São Paulo Museum of Art; Tiffany Chung, Artist and Suhanya Raffel, Executive Director, M+ Museum of Visual Culture.
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