October 12, 2015 – October 12, 2015
Visual Artists Ireland
We are delighted to welcome artist Hannes Brunner to Dublin.Hannes will give a public talk about his work.
Of interest to those working with an expanded approach to contemporary sculpture and installation, found materials and digital technologies. Hannes facilitated a very generous peer critique on Wed 7th Oct.
Hannes Brunner was born in 1956 in Lucerne, Switzerland, lives in New York and Berlin. 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