you're reading...
Uncategorized

Olaf Nicolai Artist Talk at the Goethe Institut

German artist Olaf Nicolai has been exhibiting for over thirty years and was part of the first wave of artists to exhibit outside of East Germany after the fall of the wall in 89. Nicolai uses a conceptual approach and diverse media to question the way in which we view our everyday environment and his works have been included in exhibitions including Documenta, Biennale of Venice, Sao Paulo Biennale and many more. Nicolai’s illustrated talk at the Goethe Institut, on Friday 7th of October, covered a range of his works including installation, film, sculpture and books. While Nicolai has traveled to Australia twice in the past to exhibit his works at the MCA in Sydney this was his first visit to Melbourne where he spoke to attentive audiences at the Goethe and Monash University.

Olaf Nicolai’s visit to Melbourne was made possible through the generous support of the Goethe Institut.

Olaf Nicolai, Positi 2011 2 bronze plates 55 x 55 x 1.2 cm (each), Courtesy of the artist

Olaf Nicolai, Positi 2011, Courtesy of the artist, Photograph: Andrew Curtis

Advertisements

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 7,267 other followers

Flickr Photos

More Photos
%d bloggers like this: