#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#62: Be kind. Full dishwasher: empty it.|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#124: Do less, do it better.|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#36: We support production separately.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#94: No objections? Just do it.|#5: Kunsthal Gent is a city where different identities collide in an ongoing exhibition without end date. New exhibitions are always a new layer in this ongoing story.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#28: Make Contracts.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|#25: Never ask the artist to just present their work, ask them to co-create and co-organise the space.|#30: Don’t work with artists who are assholes.|#132: Things will always look weird when you’re the first doing it.|#62: Be kind. Full dishwasher: empty it.|#33: We will ensure work by female artists and curators make up at least 50% of our programme each year.|#124: Do less, do it better.|#32: Be pan-gender polyphonic.|#84: The White Cube is a lie.|#57: Volunteers must be: cared for / hands on / ready to learn / willing to share / in it to win it / show new or old tricks.|#36: We support production separately.|#24: We invest long-term in individual artists’ careers, working over time in different contexts. This also applies to designers / web-developers / photographers / volunteers /…|#94: No objections? Just do it.|#5: Kunsthal Gent is a city where different identities collide in an ongoing exhibition without end date. New exhibitions are always a new layer in this ongoing story.|#90: The best systems have a failure or ‘a hole’ in them…|#37: Operate with radical transparency.|#70: Have the office space inside the exhibition space, it reminds of you what you are doing.|#130: Be a uniquely charged and curated gallery that is an artwork in itself.|#28: Make Contracts.|#131: A visitor who comes back after a week might discover new additions to the exhibition.|#10: Don’t be obsessed with numbers.|#75: A building is a capricious thing: it is inhabited and changed, and its existence is a tale of constant and curious transformation.|#23: That’s a very interesting piece, but how would it behave in a pizza joint?|#87: Always keep in mind there is something really special about being in a room that is 19 meters tall.|#117: Consider design, organisational structures and architecture as programme.|#6: Demand that visitors are active.|
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