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Publisher OnCurating.org

Executive Editor: Dorothee Richter
Editors at Large
Dorothee Richter, Ronald Kolb

OnCurating.org is a non-profit association based in Zurich, Switzerland with a registered identification number.
It runs the OnCurating Journal and an exhibition space in Zurich (oncurating-space.org). The journal is independent with focus on curating both on the web and in print. The publications are openly accessible on the website. It collaborates with different partner institutions.

ISSN 2673-2904 (Online)
ISSN 2673-2955 (Print)

Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zurich, Switzerland

The rights of contributions in the issues remain by the respective authors. Each publication is openly accessible on the website www.on-curating.org and can be downloaded and shared under the restriction of crediting the authors and/or OnCurating.org.

The Publisher is granted a non-exclusive right of use in respect of the online publication of the work without the obligation to make use of this right. The authors are entitled to make a PDF version of the work publicly accessible online via his/her personal website, an institutional server or a suitable subject-based repository once it has appeared in book form. This usage of rights is in compliance to the requirements by the of Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

Furthermore, the editorial practice of OnCurating with an evaluation process through the editors at large, and the advisory board members is applicable as a peer review practice.

Advisory board
Nkule Mabaso,
Curator at the Michaelis Galleries at the University of Cape Town
Steven Henry Madoff
, Chair, MA Curatorial Practice, School of Visual Arts; curator; art critic; poet, New York
Astrid Mania, Professor of Art Criticism and Modern Art History, HFBK Hamburg,
Sarah Owens, Professor of Visual Communication at the Zurich University of the Arts, Zurich
Shwetal Patel
, Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Consultant – International Partnerships
Helena Reckitt, Reader in Curating, Goldsmith College, curator and feminist, London
Maayan Sheleff, independent art curator and artist based in Tel Aviv
Beat Wyss
, emeritus professor for the history of art and ideas, Berlin, Venice





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Sascha Milivojevic

Contributors / Guest editors

OnCurating.org exists since 2008 as a publisher of the OnCurating Journal. The journal is read in about 120 countries.

The issues were taken up by different editors: CAS/ MAS in Curating, ZHdK; PhD in Practice in Curating, ZHdK and University of Reading; Folkwang Museum, Essen; Manifesta 11 Zurich; Curatorial study programme of School of Visual Arts in NY; IFCAR, Institute for Contemporary Art Research, ZHdK; Institute for Theory, ZHdK; Design Department, ZHdK; Kunstmuseum Basel; Kuenstlerhaus Stuttgart; Darmstaedter Tage fuer Neue Musik; Fridericianum in Kassel, united Feminist Curators, and other independent editors.

New collaboration partners are welcome. Please get in contact with us with a proposal and a list of contributors.
The costs for an issue are composed through a small publishing fee, layout (design and image reproduction) and proof reading and depending on the number of content (number of contributions and page count) appr. between 2000–5000 CHF.


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