28 Nov 2018


Talk – Meet the Curator: Kris Dettel & Carolina Ongaro

November 2nd 2017, 11am – 1pm

The Meet the Curator event is a chance to meet the two curators-in-residence, Kris Dittel and Carolina Ongaro, who have just arrived in Helsinki in the context of the HICP – Helsinki International Curatorial Programme. During the event, Kris and Carolina will introduce their work, followed by a discussion moderated by Taru Elfving, Head of Programme at Frame Contemporary Art Finland.

The event will take place at HIAP Project Space in Suomenlinna (Suomenlinna B 28/2, Helsinki) on Thursday, 2 November, 11am–1pm. *Take the HSL ferry that leaves at 10:20 from the Market Square (Kauppatori)* A warm welcome to everyone!

Kris Dittel (residency at HIAP Suomenlinna in November 2017) is an independent curator and editor living and working in the Netherlands. She is associate curator at the Onomatopee project space in Eindhoven and is also an art book publisher and member of the research duo The Translation Trip, who investigate translation as practice, philosophical notion and curatorial device. Currently, she is undertaking a study on the use of voice as material in artistic practices and on contemporary art’s relationship to value.

Carolina Ongaro (residency at HIAP Suomenlinna in November 2017) is an independent curator based in London. She holds an MFA in Curating from Goldsmiths, University of London. She is co-founder and co-director of Jupiter Woods, an exhibition space, residency programme and research and studio facility established in 2014 in in South-East London. She has here been initiating artists’ residencies, exhibitions and long-term projects, collectively and individually. She works both collaboratively and independently in London and internationally.