Sulger-Buel Lovell cordially invites you to attend Rodrigo Orrantia, Karin Bareman & DY Ngoy IN CONVERSATION with Othello De'Souza-Hartley on Saturday 29 September 2018 at 15:00. Refreshments will be served.
Rodrigo Orrantia is an art historian and curator, specialised in photography and moving image. After graduating from the MA Contemporary and Historical Photography at Sotheby’s Institute of Art in 2011, he has worked on projects for galleries and photography festivals in the UK and abroad. To complement his work as a curator, he is a regular speaker at Universities in the UK and France, and a reviewer at international photography festivals. He is the editor of Champion Photobooks, a collection focused on dialogues between contemporary photography and archive images. He has been shortlisted for the Curate Award by Fondazione Prada and QMA in 2014, and won the Format Habitat Award in 2017.
Karin Bareman is a curatorial project manager with nine years of experience in producing photography exhibitions, including three years at Autograph ABP in London and six years at Foam in Amsterdam. Additionally, she is an independent writer on photography and visual culture.
She was awarded the Milton Rogovin Research Fellowship in 2015 from the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona and the Transfer North curatorial residency at the Northern Photographic Centre in Oulu, Finland in 2017. She obtained an MA in Cultural Anthropology from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam in 2005 and a subsequent MA in Visual Anthropology from the University of Manchester in 2006. She will be a PhD candidate in photographic studies at the University of Westminster starting October 2018.
DY Ngoy is an art chronicler & cultural-researcher.
He is primarily interested to document cultural manifestations from performing (dance /theatre/music) to visual art (sculpture). A selection of these writings will be published in December 2019.
A second aspect of his research centres around the use of improvisation in Theatre/dance & music. He has presented papers on those topics for ISIM (USA) & Guelph University (Canada).
He is currently involved in a project aimed at archiving documents that explores the cultural policies that champions decolonisation in art & education in Central Africa & Cuba.