New Contemporaries Workshops: Documenting and Distribution - Camden Art Centre

with Saim Demircan and Dan Mitchell.

Engage with practical and discursive workshops that are informed by the needs of emerging artists and designed to develop skills, as well as to exchange ideas on the distribution and documentation of practice.

Lead image: Matthew Burdis, Zipped Up Blues, 2022. Moving image (still).

The Artists

The Artists

Saim Demircan is a curator and writer based in Turin, Italy. Recently, he has curated the exhibitions Fausto Melotti, Theatre, Hauser & Wirth, London; Exhibition as Image, 80WSE, NYC; Cy Gavin, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, and Rachel Rose, Fridericianum, Kassel. He was the 2017 recipient of the Goethe-Institut New York’s curatorial residency program, Ludlow 38 in NYC, where he curated a 12-month program of exhibitions and events. Between 2012 and 2015 he was a curator at Kunstverein München in Munich, and in 2016, curator-in-residence at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, Germany. Previously, he curated a two-year program of offsite projects, as well as Kaiki, an exhibition of works by Kai Althoff at Focal Point Gallery in Southend-on-Sea. Demircan has published on numerous artistic practices; his writing regularly appears in periodicals such as Art Monthly, frieze and Texte Zur Kunst.

Dan Mitchell lives and works in London. He is a co-founder of the Artist Self-Publishers’ Fair and the publisher of Hard Mag – the ‘stronger than reason’ specialist magazine. His work is generated on computers and takes the form of an assemblage of culled images (from the web, magazines, posters, film and photography) and is rendered on paper in the forms of posters, magazines, drawings and prints as well as sculpture.