IMMA and NCAD are delighted to present an artist talk from internationally renowned artist Wolfgang Tillmans, in advance of his much anticipated IMMA exhibition Rebuilding the Future, opening on 26 October 2018.
This keynote talk from the artist will take in his most recent projects – delving deeper into the socio-political concerns that drives an expanded practice of photography, activism, publishing, performance, music and installation.
Tillmans will be introduced by NCAD Director Sarah Glennie, co-curator of the IMMA exhibition.
Wolfgang Tillmans was born in Remscheid, Germany, 1968 and lives and works in Berlin and London. He has recently held solo exhibitions at Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg (2017), Germany, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland (2017), Tate Modern, London (2017); Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal (2016); The National Museum of Modern Art, Osaka, Japan (2015), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2015). Recent group exhibitions include The Photographic I – Other Pictures , S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium, I am you, you are too, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA, The Absent Museum, WIELS Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels (2017), A History of Photography: The Body, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK (2016) Ordinary Pictures, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis and The Noing Uv It, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway (2015).
His work has been included in significant survey exhibitions including the 5th Biennale of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Greece (2015), Manifesta 10, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (2014), Fundamentals, the 14th International Architecture Biennale directed by Rem Koolhaas, Book for Architects, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy (2014).
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