We are delighted to welcome artist Hannes Brunner to Northern Ireland. Hannes will give a public talk about his work followed by a private Peer Critique session for a small group of 6 artists.
To register solely for the talk click here or to register for the Talk and Peer Critique proceed to registration below.
This Peer Critique session is relevant to artists working in sculpture and installation. Six artists will make short presentations on their practices and on future projects they would like to develop.
After each presentation, Hannes will facilitate a constructive and supportive discussion amongst the group. This peer discussion might focus on issues such as the direction of each participants work; materials employed and the intention of the works. Hannes is interested in: exploring the underlying concepts within each participants work; looking at how the backbone of these concepts are articulated through the use of diverse materials and at how works intervene in public space, engaging with the public in a form of conversation.
It is intended the session will create dialogue and openness between artistic peers and foster networking and continued peer support amongst participants.
Hannes Brunner was born in 1956 in Lucerne, Switzerland, lives in Berlin and Zurich. Brunner’s art installations favor ephemeral materials, and his contextual art projects combine different medias including social process from digital communication into real physical spaces. Projects are shown internationally in contemporary art spaces; a.o. ‘Driver’s Comment’, Switzerland (www.hannesbrunner.com/dc) 2011, ‘search engine’s bodily reply’, Dubai, Zürich (www.searchenginesbodilyreply.com), ‘Suburban Entity’, USA, Germany, Switzerland (http://www.suburbanentity.info), 2003-05; ’1site2places’, Detroit/Stuttgart (http://www.1site2places.org), 2000-03; ‘Gift of the mayor’, (http://www.hannesbrunner.com/projects/), 2001 or ‘One Life, One Mile: in Rome’, Gwangju,Korea and Kiel, Germany.
He lectures at several Art Schools in Switzerland and Germany; currently he is a Professor of the sculpture department at Weissensee Academy of Art Berlin. Till 2008 he was Chairman of a Fine Arts Motion Graphic program at NYIT, New York Institute of Technology, in Abu Dhabi, UAE; before that he was Professor of the Art Project department at Muthesius Academy of Architecture, Fine Art and Design in Kiel, Germany, and initiator of the Virtual Campus www.ArtKnowledge.net. He has a degree in Architecture from ETH Zürich and an MFA in Photography from the Art Academy in Kassel, Germany. www.hannesbrunner.com
This event is generously supported by Standard Utilities.
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