Ellen Mara De Wachter

Suburban Odyssey: Revisiting Smithson’s Passaic

Fifty years on, I retrace Robert Smithson’s journey to his home town of Passaic, New Jersey, in search of the monuments of our time. Suburban Odyssey: Revisiting Robert Smithson’s Passaic … Continue reading


Symposium: A New Ethics?

Symposium: A New Ethics? The evolving responsibilities of creative practices in a changing world Curated with Ellen Mara De Wachter Saturday 20 January 2018 11-5pm Free, booking essential A New Ethics? is a day-long symposium seeking to examine … Continue reading


Co-Art: Artists on Creative Collaboration

Available from Phaidon.com Twenty-five leading artist duos and collectives give insight into how and why to work collaboratively Art history is traditionally presented as the individual’s struggle for self-expression, yet … Continue reading


BBC Radio 4 – Four Thought on Co-Art

Radio talk about Co-Art and how collaborative art offers new insights into human relationships and the role of sharing in society. Available to listen on BBC iPlayer or to download … Continue reading


The Land We Live In – The Land We Left Behind

Review in frieze of The Land We Live In – The Land We Left Behind at Hauser & Wirth Somerset Read it here  

February 15, 2018

Curatorial Activism: A Right or an Obligation?

After the Nymphs Painting Backlash: Is Curatorial Activism a Right or an Obligation? The question at the heart of Manchester Art Gallery’s artwork removal: what are the risks when cultural … Continue reading

February 9, 2018

Wu Tsang

Review of Wu Tsang: Under Cinema, at FACT, Liverpool for Art Monthly, February 2018

February 9, 2018

Towards Civic Engagement

Report for the Arts Council Collection about their Curators’ Day hosted by Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art Read it here

January 26, 2018

Pedro Barateiro and The Absent Artist

Review of Pedro Barateiro: The Opening Monologue” and ”The Absent Artist (An Exhibition for Jozef)” at Netwerk, Aalst for Mousse magazine Read it here

January 2, 2018