Artist Interview: Roman Štětina on ‘Shave and a haircut: two bits’

Posted by on Oct 30, 2016 in Blog, Curatorial | No Comments

‘Shave and a haircut – two bits’ is a new site specific installation by Czech artist Roman Štětina, on view from 21 October – 19 November 2016 as part of the city wide visual arts festival Cardiff Contemporary. Curated by Louise Hobson, this will be Štětina’s first exhibition in Wales. “Yesterday after the shoot, I […]

This Show Has No Title – Interview with CCQ Magazine

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Blog, Curatorial | No Comments
This Show Has No Title – Interview with CCQ Magazine

For Issue 9 of CCQ Magazine, Emma Geliot interviewed me about the process of curating Catherine Biocca, Cornelia Baltes, Rosalie Schweiker. To read the interview in the magazine please click here or read the text transcript below.   This Show Has No Title How are curators made? And how do they make their first exhibition? In March 2015, Louise […]

Catherine Biocca, Cornelia Baltes, Rosalie Schweiker

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Curatorial, Work | No Comments

19 March – 9 April 2016 Mission Gallery, Gloucester Place, Swansea, SA1 1TY Catherine Biocca, Cornelia Baltes, Rosalie Schweiker is a group exhibition curated by Louise Hobson and presented at Mission Gallery as part of the Jane Phillips Award Curatorial Residency, supported by the Arts Council of Wales. Catherine Biocca’s installations form trajectories into alternate […]

Curatorial Residency: New York

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in Blog, Curatorial, Residencies | No Comments

In February 2016 I was a resident at Flux Factory and at Residency Unlimited, in New York. Each week I posted a blog – here’s Week 1, Week 2 & Week 3 – and below is my last instalment. On visiting Apex Art last week, I was kindly given the publication ‘Life Between Borders: The Nomadic Life of Curators and Artists’ (published […]

do what you can: exercise x

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in Curatorial | No Comments
do what you can: exercise x

On Saturday 15th August the first public manifestation of do what you can took place on the gallery footings in Bute Park, Cardiff. do what you can: exercise x was the culmination of a 6 week practical exercise, both for us, and for the artists involved.  It was about us doing something together – do […]

do what you can

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Curatorial | No Comments
do what you can

Saturday 15th August 2015 // 12-6pm Gallery Footings, Bute Park, Cardiff — do what you can is a proposition and a call to action, beginning with a series of practical exercises. For us it is a simple concept that strips away every excuse we may have for not doing something. We have set ourselves a […]