© Jonathan Monk - Waiting for famous people (Leo Castelli),1997. Courtesy of the artist and Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen.

Programme

TALKING GALLERIES is a three-day international event featuring meetings, talks and debates by twenty-five leading figures from the art world. Aimed at an audience made up of gallery professionals, six roundtables will debate current issues, share experiences and points of view and good practice. The programme also includes guided tours to Barcelona's top art spaces and visits to the city's art galleries.


The official language of the congress will be english, with simultaneous translation service.




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TALKING GALLERIES DAY 1 - 19.09.2011


12.00
- 15.00
Registration and accreditation


15.30

Welcome Address TALKING GALLERIES

Ferran Mascarell, Regional Minister of Culture of the Generalitat 
Jaume Ciurana, Deputy Mayor of Culture, Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation of Barcelona
Faustino Diaz Fortuny, Deputy Director General for the Promotion of Cultural Industries and Foundations and Patronage of the Ministry of Culture
Adriaan Raemdonck, President of FEAGA (Federation of European Art Galleries Association)
Llucià Homs, main promoter of the project TALKING GALLERIES
Bartomeu Marí, MACBA's Director
 


16.00

The new role of the Gallerist in the art market

Casey Kaplan Casey Kaplan Gallery (New York)

Claes Nordenhake
Galerie Nordenhake (Berlín, Stockholm)

Emilio Álvarez, Galeria Àngels Barcelona (Barcelona)

Moderated by:

Ann Demeester Director of De Appel Arts Centre (Amsterdam)

17.30
Coffee break

18.00
Dealing with the economic crisis

Georgina Adam Journalist Financial Times (London)
Robert Tornabell Professor of Economics at ESADE Business School (Barcelona)
Soledad Lorenzo Galería Soledad Lorenzo (Madrid)

Moderated by:

Carlos Urroz 
Director ARCOmadrid (Madrid)



20.00

Guided Tour: MACBA + Welcome drink
 

TALKING GALLERIES DAY 2 - 20.09.2011


10.00

The future of art fairs

Victor Gisler Mai 36 Galerie (Zurich) 
Noah Horowitz
Director VIP Art Fair (New York)

 Pierre Huber Galerie Art & Public (Geneva)

Moderated by:

Carles Guerra Chief Curator of the MACBA (Barcelona)


11.30
Coffee break


12.00
The gallerist as a private collector

Helga de Alvear Fundación Helga de Alvear (Cáceres)
Boris Vervoordt Galerie Axel Vervoordt (Antwerp)
Paul Maenz Galerie Paul Maenz (Berlín)
Luise Faurschou Faurschou Foundation (Copenhagen, Beijing)

Moderated by:

Estrella de Diego Professor of Contemporary Art of
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Madrid)



14.00

Lunch break


16.30

Internationalizing the gallery
 
Janelle Reiring Metro Pictures Gallery (New York)
Gregor Podnar Galerie Gregor Podnar (Berlin/Ljubljana)
Silvia Dauder Galeria ProjecteSD (Barcelona)

Moderated by:

Guillermo Romero Parra Galería Parra & Romero (Madrid)


18.30

Departure Bus Shuttle to Fundació Miró


19.00

Guided tour: Fundació Joan Miró +  Evening reception


TALKING GALLERIES DAY 3 - 21.09.2011
 

10.00
Emerging Markets: Focus on Brazil
 
Eduardo Brandão Galeria Vermelho (São Paulo)
Ricardo Resende Director of Centro Cultural São Paulo (São Paulo)

Moderated by:

Carlos Durán Galeria Senda (Barcelona)


11.30

Conclusions and summary of the meeting

Georgina Adam Journalist Financial Times (London)
Llucià Homs, main promoter of the project TALKING GALLERIES

12.30 - 18.00
Afternoon visits to Barcelona's art galleries


*The program may be subject to changes