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CURATING THE FUTURE BY Emma Watermann| Arts Hub A curator used to be a caretaker of objects. But now curators work with words, images and ideas often in the virtual world. No longer confined to…

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No longer confined to museums and galleries, ‘curator’ is now a word that is entering the mainstream to describe anybody who sorts and organises information – which is practically everybody in the digital age.  The traditional role of the curator with an expertise in a genre or period,  a set of white gloves and mastery of taxonomyis being squeezed by new claimants on the title. Everyone ‘curates’ their Pinterest page just as they build their own newspaper from their Twitter feed.

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