You talkin’ to me? Why are artists and curators turning to education?

At e-flux on December 11th, a discussion with Ute Meta Bauer, Dave Beech, Liam Gillick, Paul O’Neill, Mick Wilson, and others: “You talkin’ to me? Why are artists and curators turning to education?”

The occasion is a book launch for O’Neill and Wilson, eds., Curating and the Educational Turn (De Appel and Open Editions, $35, paper; Printed Matter).

There was another launch in March in Amsterdam with Mélanie Bouteloup, Binna Choi, Wouter Davidts, Sonia Dermience, Annie Fletcher, Hassan Khan, O’Neill, Edgar Schmitz, and Wilson.

Contributors include 16 Beaver Group, Peio Aguirre, Beech, David Blamey & Alex Coles, Daniel Buren & Davidts, Cornford & Cross, Charles Esche, Fletcher & Sarah Pierce, Liam Gillick, Janna Graham, Tom Holert, William Kaizen, Khan, Annette Krauss, Emily Pethick, & Marina Vishmidt, Stewart Martin, Ute Meta Bauer, Marion von Osten & Eva Egermann, Andrea Phillips, Raqs Media Collective, Irit Rogoff, Schmitz, Simon Sheikh, Sally Tallant, Jan Verwoert, Anton Vidokle and Tirdad Zolghadr.