2009 Project

International Curator in Residence Program

Curator: Anselme Franke

Location: Toronto

Partner: Justina M. Barnicke Gallery

Duration: February 16 – March 6, 2009

Partners in Art supported the launch of an International Curator in Residence program at the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto. The first curator invited was Anselm Franke, Director of the Extra City Centre for Contemporary Art in Antwerp, Belgium. During his three week visit to Toronto, Franke engaged with students, artists, curators, professors and the public in Toronto. He gave a public lecture at University College to a packed audience, shared his knowledge with master students from UofT, OCAD, York and Ryerson, extended his research studies and connected with numerous galleries and institutions with in the artistic community.