In Ten Fundamental Questions of Curating 10 distinguished contemporary curators—Jessica Morgan, Juan A. Gaitán, Chus Martínez, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Elena Filipovic, Maria Lind, João Ribas, Peter Eleey, Adriano Pedrosa and Dieter Roelstraete—pose and then propose answers to a series of key questions related to curating, art and exhibition making today: What Is a Curator? What Is the Public? What Is Art? What About Collecting? What Is an Exhibition? Why Mediate Art? What To Do with the Contemporary? What About Responsibility? What Is the Process? How About Pleasure?
The book originates from a series of 10 commissioned essays for Mousse magazine written over a period of two years, in 2011 to 2012. It is edited by Jens Hoffmann, with a preface by Milovan Farronato, Director of the Fiorucci Art Trust which co-produced the publication.