Rotterdam Dialogues: The Critics, The Curators, The Artists captures the results of three symposia held at the Witte de With in Rotterdam in 2008 and 2009. It is edited by Zoë Gray, Miriam Kathrein, Nicolaus Schafhausen, Monika Szewczyk and Ariadne Urlus, published by Post Editions and available from RAM ($50, paper).
The first symposium, Critics, took place in fall 2008 [PDF program online], and participants included Jennifer Allen, Andrew Berardini, Achille Bonito Oliva, Matthew Collings, Diedrich Diederichsen, Richard Dyer, Dominic Eichler, Isabelle Graw, Tim Griffin, Eva Karcher, Sven Lütticken, Niklas Maak, Dieter Roelstraete, Simon Sheikh, Nick Stillman, Eric Troncy, Jan Verwoert, and many others.
Curators was held in spring 2009 [PDF program online] with Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Pablo León De La Barra, Ute Meta Bauer, Iwona Blazwick, Nicolas Bourriaud, Sabine Breitwieser, Ann Demeester, Hou Hanru, Jens Hoffmann, Gerardo Mosquera, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Irit Rogoff, Beatrix Ruf, Seth Siegelaub, and many others. (More information is in issue 6 of On Curating.)
Artists, spring 2009 [PDF program online], included participants Alex Bag, Yael Bartana, Spartacus Chetwynd, Jan De Cock, Plamen Dejanoff, Rainer Ganahl, Kendell Geers, Carsten Höller, Runa Islam, Gabriel Kuri, Matthieu Laurette, Tim Lee, Josephine Meckseper, Sarah Morris, Deimantas Narkevicius, Olaf Nicolai, Ulrike Ottinger, Willem de Rooij, Martha Rosler, Nedko Solakov, Piotr Uklanski, Anton Vidokle, Jeff Wall, and many others.