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Amie Siegel, Quarry, 2015. HD video, color/sound (still). Courtesy Simon Preston Gallery, New York
In Conversation: Amie Siegel & Nikolaus Hirsch
WED 22 MAR 2017, 7PM, £5/£3 CONC, CLORE STUDIO
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For her first solo show in London, New York-based artist Amie Siegel discusses her exhibition and work with architect, editor and curator Nikolaus Hirsch.
Siegel's exhibition runs at the SLG from 20 January - 26 March 2017, find out more here.
Nikolaus Hirsch is a Frankfurt-based architect, editor and curator. He was the director of Städelschule and Portikus in Frankfurt and currently teaches at Columbia University in New York. His architectural work includes the award-winning Dresden Synagogue (2001), Hinzert Document Center (2006),Unitednationsplaza (with Anton Vidokle, 2006), Cybermohalla Hub in Delhi (2008-12), “Do We Dream Under The Same Sky” at Art Basel (with Rirkrit Tiravanija, 2015) and “Museum of Immortality” at the Museo Tamayo in Mexico City (2016).Hirsch curated numerous exhibitions at the Portikus, the Folly project for the Gwangju Biennale (2013/14), and “Housing Question / Wohnungsfrage” at the HKW in Berlin (2015). Hirsch is the co-editor of the Critical Spatial Practice series at Sternberg Press and the new e-flux Architecture platform.
Amie Siegel’s (b. 1974, Chicago, USA) recent solo exhibitions include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich; Kunstmuseum Stuttgart and the MAK, Vienna. Siegel has participated in group exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; Hayward Gallery, London; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; CCA Wattis, San Francisco; MoMA PS1; MAXXI Museum, Rome; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Her work is in public collections including the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tate Modern and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Her films have been screened at the Cannes, Berlin, Toronto and New York Film Festivals, The Museum of Modern Art, New York and The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. She has been a fellow of the DAAD Berliner-Künstlerprogramm and the Guggenheim Foundation, the Fulton Fellow at The Film Study Center at Harvard University, a recipient of the ICA Boston's Foster Prize, Sundance Institute and Creative Capital Awards.