Herzliche Einladung zu den Veranstaltungen der Städelschule!

Sarah Morris: If Direction is a Look
Tuesday, 26th May, Aula, 19h

Die Veranstaltung findet in englischer Sprache statt.

Sarah Morris is a painter and filmmaker who lives and works in New York and London. Her films include „Midtown“(1998), „Capital“(2001), Los Angeles (2004), „1972“ and „Beijing“ (2009). She has participated in numerous group exhibitions including the 4th Site Santa Fe Biennial (2001), 25th São Paolo Biennial (2002) and „Days Like These“, Tate Triennial (2003). Solo shows include Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2001), Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen (2004), Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2005), Palais de Tokyo, Paris (2005), Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover (2005) and Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2006). Her most recent exhibition „Gemini Dressage“ (including the European premiere of her latest film “Beijing”) will be on show at MMK in Frankfurt am Main.

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev: Che fare? What has to be done?
Thursday, 28th May, Aula, 19h

Die Veranstaltung findet in englischer Sprache statt.

In her lecture at the Städelschule newly appointed Documenta director Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev asks „Che fare? What has to be done?“. Referring to her curatorial practice she investigates the current condition of the visual arts and its consequences on exhibition making.
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev is a curator and writer based in Rome, Turin and New York. She is currently the Chief Curator at the Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art in Turin and was the Artistic Director for the 16th Biennale of Sydney “Titled Revolutions – Forms That Turn” in 2008. From 1999 to 2001 she was Senior Curator of exhibitions at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center. She curated the first retrospective exhibition of Janet Cardiff’s works (PS1, 2001), “Matrix.2” by Francis Alÿs, the group show “The Moderns / I Moderni” (2003), a survey exhibition of works by William Kentridge (2004), and “The Pantagruel Syndrome” (2005).