Daniel Blight and the c-word

Illustration by Matt Kenyon
Illustration by Matt Kenyon

Daniel Blight, London-based photographer, curator, and editor of The Photographer’s Gallery, penned an article for The Guardian questioning the meaning and usage of the term “curator.” He not only inquires about the role of the curator in the institution and on the internet, but how historical and cultural value is determined through curating.

“Knowledge is dictated, encased, framed and vitrined-off to be accessed only by those in the know. Institutions seem to own our collective history and culture, but shouldn’t they (and their meaning) really belong to us?”

Check out the entire article here.

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