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Art Basel Conversation: The museum as interdisciplinary hub
June 2024

Mainstream European museums and art institutions are increasingly cross-pollinating their programming with non-visual art disciplines ranging from design and contemporary dance to classical music, pop music, and club culture. Moderated by András Szántó, this conversation takes a look at the opportunities –and challenges– of increasingly flexible boundaries in the museum context. With Sam Bardaouil, the Director of the Hamburger Bahnhof – National gallery of Contemporary Art in Berlin and Ligia Lewis, artist, choreographer, and director based between Los Angeles and Berlin. Read More call_made

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András Szántó to moderate “The museum as interdisciplinary hub” talk at Art Basel 2024
May 2024

András Szántó will moderate “The museum as interdisciplinary hub,” an Art Basel Conversation with Sam Bardaouil (Director, Hamburger Bahnhof – Nationalgalerie der Gegenwart) and Ligia Lewis (artist, choreographer, and director, Los Angeles and Berlin). The talk will take place during Art Basel in Basel on June 13 at 3-4pm. Conversations are free and open to the public and will be available online. For those on-site, booking is recommended. Read More call_made

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András Szántó at the RISD Museum
April 2024

On Tuesday May 7 at 7-8 pm, RISD Museum’s Strategic Planning Partner András Szántó will share information on trends in the museum field as well as ways in which museums are responding with innovative programs and initiatives, including in the crucial digital domain. The in-person program is free. Registration is requested. Read More call_made

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András Szántó as Speaker and Moderator at the NEXT IN Summit in Madrid
April 2024

The NEXT IN Museums Innovation Impact Summit in Madrid organized by Acciona Cultura took place on April 24-25th, 2024. András Szántó was invited as a speaker on the panel “The New Age of storytelling” alongside Clotilde Entrecanales (Head of Experiences, ACCIONA Cultura), Nicolas Helly (Managing Director Iberia, Cartier) and Manuel Román (Senior Marketing Director of Spain and Portugal, NETFLIX). He also moderated the keynote “Can machines dream about art? Refik Anadol on art and technology” with artist Refik Anadol and the panel “Future roles at the museum. New definitions for new roles and audiences”, with speakers Dr. Omniya Abdel Barr (Research Fellow, Victoria and Albert Museum), Dr. Alkindi Al Jawabra (Director, Qatar Auto Museum, Qatar Museums), Borina Andrieu (Managing Director, Wilmotte & Associés Architectes) and Femke Bijlsma (Content Director and Partner, Kossmanndejong).  Read More call_made

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“Promise of Digital” at First Hong Kong International Cultural Summit
March 2024

András Szántó moderated a discussion at M+ museum in Hong Kong on March 25, 2024, exploring responses to rapidly advancing digital technologies in the arts. The session surveyed how artists and art institutions are engaging with new digital tools. The speakers included the Los Angeles-based AI artist Refik Anadol; Thomas P. Campbell, Director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Maholo Uchida, curator at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo; and Centre Pompidou digital curator Marcella Lista.

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András Szántó at M+ “Connecting Culture, Bridging Times” Summit
March 2024

On March 24-26, András Szántó will be one of the speakers at a Cultural Summit organized by M+. The event will be one of the largest international cultural conferences ever staged in Hong Kong, bringing together more than 1,000 global arts and cultural visionaries. Over 20 eminent speakers from 12 countries and regions will exchange views on topical issues related to the future development of cultural districts and museums. Read More call_made

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András Szántó at the UC San Diego
March 2024

New kinds of art museums are emerging around the world, UC San Diego’s new Strauss Family Meta Gallery among them. Join András Szántó on March 19 at the UC San Diego Faculty Club to learn about how visual-arts institutions are working to assert their relevance in the 21st century through new approaches to exhibitions, advancing a new generation of technologically-based artists, and shaping public discussions on the urgent issues of our time. Read More call_made

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András Szántó at the Night of Ideas Jersey City
February 2024

András Szántó will participate on Friday March 1 in Night of Ideas Jersey City, a festival of debates, workshops and performances on the theme of urban life and growth. The session, titled Toward a New Museum Architecture, will be moderated by Centre Pompidou curator Anna Hiddleston and feature Jason Long, of OMA, sharing details of the planned new Centre Pompidou x Jersey City. Read More call_made

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Winners of SFER IK Award announced
December 2023

The winners for the “SFER IK Award 2023: Art in Nature”, for which András Szántó served as a juror, were announced in early December at a private event hosted by Superblue in Miami, during Art Basel week. First place went to Antoine Bertin, for his piece “The Bat Cloud”. Special recognition were granted to Mari Nagen and Leandro Lima for their work “Siren.” Second place was for Rana Haddad and Pascal Hachem for “Pulse”, and third place to Mika Revell with “Symphony of Circuit and Soil”. Read More call_made

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Pinacoteca Contemporânea
October 2023

On Saturday October 28, join András Szántó, author of the book “The future of museums” and Paula Zasnicoff, from Arquitetos Associados, for a conversation on new perspectives for art institutions, moderated by architect Isabel Xavier, at the the recently opened Pina Contemporânea building in Sao Paulo. Read More call_made

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András Szántó at the International Book Biennial in Jaraguá Do Sol
October 2023

What is the role of museums today? In a world of deepening inequality, amid political and environmental crises, how can we combine new approaches to curation, audience engagement, technology, inclusion and learning to expand the role of art and culture in society? András Szántó will discuss the future of the museums at the International Book Biennial in Jaraguá Do Sol, Brazil. After the talk, there will be a book signing for “The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues”. Read More call_made

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Jeffrey Gibson, co-presented by SITE Santa Fe, to represent the United States at La Biennale di Venezia
July 2023

SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico, in cooperation with the Portland Art Museum, Oregon, and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has announced that Jeffrey Gibson, will represent the United States at La Biennale di Venezia, the 60th International Art Exhibition. We assisted both Jeffrey Gibson Studio and SITE Santa Fe in past planning work, and congratulate them on this landmark endeavor. Read More call_made