Curating Contemporary Music

Curating Contemporary Music

From an idea to the successful implementation of artistic projects

Professionalize your curatorial practice
(15 Credit Points)

This unique, new CAS certificate course “Curating Contemporary Music” is dedicated to professionalizing the curatorial practice of musicians, dramaturges, music educators, musicologists, producers, music journalists etc. Internationally-renowned curators impart their knowledge and practical experience in the context of currently relevant social issues and discourses. The course also includes practice-oriented curatorial work on selected projects from the Festival ZeitRäume Basel - Biennale for New Music and Architecture (September 2021).
Very good knowledge of the contemporary music scene is a prerequisite for participation.

Lecturers: Björn Gottstein, Heloisa Amaral, Bernhard Günther, Daniel Ott, Theresa Beyer, Barbara Eckle, Brandon Farnsworth, Christine Fischer, Irena Müller-Brozovic, Michal Libera, Michael Kunkel, Anja Wernicke

Course management: Michael Kunkel, Anja Wernicke, Björn Gottstein

Duration: Januar – September 2021, 4 course blocks

Closing date for applications: 30.09.2020

Costs: 3'400 CHF