"Lucas had already done the cataloging. His company maintained a database called the Holocron, named after a crystal cube powered by the Force. The real-world Holocron lists 17,000 characters in the Star Wars universe inhabiting several thousand planets over a span of more than 20,000 years. It was quite a bit for Disney to process. So Lucas also provided the company with a guide, Pablo Hidalgo. A founding member of the Star Wars Fan Boy Association, Hidalgo is now a 'brand communication manager' at Lucasfilm. 'The Holocron can be a little overwhelming,' says Hidalgo, who obsesses over canonical matters such as the correct spelling of Wookiee and the definitive [...]
Curating is so, so hot right now. Hence our weekly guide to curators! Collect them all! (Haha, GET IT?)
This week's "OMG" curator of interest: Nicolaus Schafhausen.
Born in: 1965.
This just in: became artistic director of the Kunsthalle Wien in June. (That's Vienna, silly!)
Hot news: also just appointed curator of the Bucharest Biennale 6!!!
Former posts: Director of Witte de With in Rotterdam, founding director of European Kunsthalle in Cologne.
Fancy gigs: Curated the German pavilion for both the 52nd and 53rd Venice Biennial.
Fun fact: Founded a gallery in Berlin with a friend that they named after their mothers!
Not afraid of: the commercial side of artistic [...]