Vlatka Horvat works across a wide range of forms, namely sculpture, installation, drawing, performance, photography, and text, presenting her work in various contexts – from gallery spaces through theater and dance festivals to the public realm. Solo exhibitions: Wilfried Lentz (Rotterdam), CAPRI (Dusseldorf), Zak|Branicka Gallery (Berlin), Disjecta Contemporary Art Center (Portland, OR), MMC Luka/Galerija SC (Pula/Zagreb), annex14 (Zurich), Boston University Art Gallery, Rachel Uffner Gallery (NYC), Bergen Kunsthall, and the Kitchen (NYC). Recent commissioned projects include: a 3-month-long performative project in the public realm – part of the Art in the Public Space program of the City of Zurich, a series of spatial interventions in a disused flower shop storefront for VOLT (Bergen), and installations for Bunkier Sztuki (Krakow), Marta Herford Museum, MGLC Ljubljana, Kunsthalle Osnabrück, the 53rd October Salon (Belgrade), Stroom (the Hague), “Greater New York” at MoMA PS1 (NYC), Galerija Skuc (Ljubljana), and the 11th Istanbul Biennale. Vlatka’s performances have been presented at numerous venues and festivals, including LIFT – London International Festival of Theatre, KAAI Studios (Brussels), HAU – Hebbel an Uffer (Berlin), Malta Festival (Poznan), Teatro Maria Matos (Lisbon), Meteor Festival (Bergen), PACT Zollverein (Essen), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), Alkantara Festival (Lisbon), Tanzquartier Wien (Vienna), Outpost for Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, CA), the Jerusalem Show (Jerusalem and Ramallah), and Aichi Triennale (Nagoya, with Tim Etchells). Vlatka holds a BA in Theater from Columbia College Chicago, an MA in Performance Studies from Northwestern University, and a practice-based PhD from Roehampton University in London. Vlatka’s work is represented by Rachel Uffner Gallery (NYC) and annex14 (Zurich). After 20 years in the States, she’s currently based in London. www.vlatkahorvat.com
Nina Canell was born 1979 in Växjö, Sweden, educated in Dublin, Ireland, and lives and works in Berlin, Germany. Selected solo exhibitions include Arko Art Center, Seoul (2015) Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2014), Camden Arts Centre, London (2014), Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle (2014), Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (with Rolf Julius), (2012-2013), Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis (2013), Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (2011), Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Vienna (2010). Her work has been included in several international group exhibitions such as 13e Biennale de Lyon, 18th Biennale, Sydney; La Triennale: Intense Proximity, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, On Line, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Liverpool Biennale, Tate Liverpool, Manifesta 7, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, 7th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju.
This talk is given as part of the lecture series : The Visitor Talks – We are the Center for Curatorial Studies : The Department of Events (The Discursive Core)