Sarah Joyce + Gordon Duggan are the Director-Curator team at the New Media Gallery (City of New Westminster), a contemporary art gallery presenting international, national and regional new media art. They have extensive international education and experience in New Media Art, Exhibition Planning, Design, Curation, Art & Design Education, Electronic Media Conservation, Gallery & Museum Management, Cultural Theory. They have worked for Tate and Lisson Galleries, London, in Electronic and Time-Based Media Art.
Your secret art venue when you seek peace and quiet
SJ: Early hours at the Serpentine Gallery + the walk through the park.
GD: New Media Gallery after hours.
The best food experience in an art space
SJ: Dinner in the glass roof atrium at Tate with a very gracious Bill Viola & colleagues.
GD: Italian dinner adjacent to Arario Gallery in Cheonan, South Korea where the host painted on a tablecloth
A museum gift shop that you never leave empty handed
SJ: I buy books – lately at the Charles H. Scott Gallery in Vancouver
GD: Tate Modern
Your museum with a wow-factor
SJ: The Tate Modern turbine hall. A curious blend of grand + intimate.
GD: Guggenheim Bilbao – Inside and out.
Please share with us a special personal memory related to a museum experience
SJ: Interviewing Olafur Eliasson in his wonderful Berlin studio after he had installed the Weather Project in the Turbine Hall.
GD: Guggenheim Bilbao – Working there late I was handed the keys, and had the place to myself.