The Easel

ROLE REVERSAL: ethical traps when curators become artists

Those who carry the roles of both artist and curator get put under the spotlight. As artists, do they enjoy undue advantage because of their ready-made art world networks? As curators, can they stand independent of their own tastes and exercise “disinterested judgement”? Glenn Barkley reflects on some of these complexities from the perspective of a curator – ceramicist, here.