Alexandra Landré on Mon, 20 Nov 2006 09:57:46 +0100 (CET)
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[Nettime-nl] The classroom with Grayson Perry
The lectoraat for art and public space is proud to present
The classroom with:
30th of November
Gerrit Rietveld Academie
Grayson Perry was born in Chelmsford in 1960. He studied at Braintree
College of Further Education and received a BA in Fine Art from the
Portsmouth Polytechnic. In the early 1980s Perry was a member of the
Neo-Naturist group, and took part in performance and film works. He
has continued to create work in a variety of media that includes
embroidery and photography but is best known for his ceramic works.
His work incorporates art history and the art world, consumer
culture, scenarios of kinky sex and allusions to violence as well as
images of himself, his family and his transvestite alter ego Claire.
Grayson Perry won the Turner Prize in 2003. Grayson Perry will have a
major solo exhibition at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
Kanazawa, Japan in 2007.
The lecture will be moderated by Marjan Boot, conservator at the
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and curator of the Retrospective Grayson
Perry in 2002.
The classroom is a is a series of monthly lectures organized by the
lectoraat for art and public space in collaboration with the
different departments of The Rietveld Academy.
For more information please contact Alexandra Landré
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