Fernweh: A Travelling Curators’ Project

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Fernweh was a train travelling curatorial symposium exploring the role of travel in art.

The symposium was created by eight curators from Europe and the Americas across rural Scotland in 2013. During their journeys they visited villages, towns and art venues around the country to investigate the relationship between place, hospitality, collaboration, distance and the urban-rural, as well as other matters.

Mary Jane Jacob

Mary Jane Jacob is a Curator from Chicago who holds the position of Professor and Executive Director of Exhibitions and Exhibition Studies at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Claudia Zeiske

United Kingdom

Writer in residence Writer in residence 2021/22

Claudia Zeiske is a Scotland based curator and art activist who realises a lot of her projects through walking, bringing people, ideas and politics together.

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