Curator Katerina Gregos will be in the Jan van Eyck Academie to do studio visits. She will give a public talk on Monday 3 December at 17:30. All welcome to join.
Katerina Gregos is a curator, lecturer and writer. She has curated numerous large-scale exhibitions and biennials. Most recently she was chief curator of the 1st Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA1): Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More, which she also helped to set up. She is also curator of the non-profit, Munich-based Schwarz Foundation. Selected projects include: The State is Not a Work of Art, Tallinn Art Hall, the Art Hall Gallery and the City Gallery – on the occasion of the centenary of Estonian Independence and part of the official programme Estonia 100 (2018); A World Not Ours, Kunsthalle Mulhouse, (2017); Uncertain States: Artistic Strategies in States of Emergency, Akademie der Kunst, Berlin (2016); Between the Pessimism of the Intellect and the Optimism of the Will, the 5th Thessaloniki Biennial (2015); The Politics of Play for the Göteborg Biennial and Liquid Assets: In the Aftermath of the Transformation of Capital, for the Steirischer Herbst, Graz (2013). In 2012 Gregos co-curated Manifesta 9, In the Deep of the Modern, Genk. She has also curated two national pavilions at the Venice Biennale, Personne et les Autres: Vincent Meessen & guests, for the Belgian Pavilion (2015) and Speech Matters, for the Danish Pavilion at the 54th Venice Biennial. Both were international group exhibitions that challenged the notion of a national representation. Gregos was recently appointed commissioner and curator for the Croatian Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale (2019). Current projects include Anatomy of Political Melancholy for the Schwarz Foundation, which was on view this year at the Foundation’s outpost, Art Space Pythagorion on the Greek island of Samos and will travel next year to Romantso art space, Athens.
Monday 3 December 2018