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Stanley Picker Lectures: Katrin Plavcak

Stanley Picker Lectures: Katrin Plavcak

9 May 2014

The ICA is collaborating with The Contemporary Art Research Centre at Kingston University, London to host this year’s Stanley Picker Public Lectures on Art. The programme was established in 2007 by the artist Elizabeth Price to provide a platform for prominent contemporary artists and thinkers to present their ideas and work to a public audience.

This year’s artists include:  

Friday 2 May - Stephan Dillemuth

Friday 9 May - Katrin Plavcak

Friday 16 May - Marvin Gaye Chetwynd

Friday 23 May - Fiona Banner

Katrin Plavcak was born in Gütersloh, Germany in 1970 and was raised in Zeltweg, Austria. The artist graduated from the Federal Academy for Social Work in Vienna in 1995 and from the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts in 1999, after which she spent several study periods abroad in Africa, the United States and China. She was guest lecturer in painting and graphic arts in Ursula Hübner’s class at the Linz University of Arts and Industrial Design, and taught in Antje Majewski’s classes at the Berlin-Weissensee Art Academy and the Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel. Painting stands at the centre of the artist’s practice. In her exhibitions, images and objects exist in dialogue with one another as if they are one work. She currently lives and works in Berlin.  

Solo exhibitions include Gallery Mezzanin (Vienna, 2014), Croxhapox (Ghent, 2013), Il Giardino di Daniel Spoerri (Seggiano, Italy 2013), Dispari & Dispari Project (Reggio Emilia, Italy, 2012), Kavi Gupta (Berlin, 2012), Österreichisches Kulturforum (Prague, 2012), Städtische Galerie (Waldkraiburg, 2011), Galerie Mezzanin (Vienna, 2011), Secession (Vienna, 2009), after the butcher (Berlin, 2008).  

The Stanley Picker Public Lectures are kindly supported by the Stanley Picker Trust.

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