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RESIDENCY: Curatorial Intern, Abhijan Gupta in Residence at HSLU – University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Luzern, Switzerland

by Abhijan Gupta, Curatorial Intern, Dhaka Art Summit

 

In May 2017, ProHelvetia New Delhi invited me to participate in a two-week research residency focusing on the techniques and methodologies of art mediation at HSLU –  Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts - Hochschule Luzern .  For those unfamiliar with art mediation, it is a technique that creates an alternative to the traditional top-down approach of information exchange between curator and visitor to create a dialogue that draws opinions from the visitor about the work they are engaging with, producing a non-hierarchical cultural space where all opinions are valid. 

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