Alexandra Landre on Thu, 30 Nov 2006 10:59:09 +0100 (CET)

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[Nettime-nl] Reminder - Lecture Grayson Perry 30.11.2006

The Professorship for Art and Public Space is proud to present:
The classroom with Grayson Perry

30th of November
5.30 pm
Gerrit Rietveld Academy

Grayson Perry was born in Chlemsford 1960. He studied at Braintree College of Further Education and received a BA in Fine Art from the Portsmouth Polytechnic. In the early1980s Perry was a member of the Neo- Naturist group, and took part in performance and film works. He has continued to cerate 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 of violence as well as images for himself, his family and his transvestite alter ego Claire. Grayson Perry won the Turner Prize in 2003. Grayson Perry will have major solo exhibition at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Japan 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 series of monthly lectures organized by the professorship for art and public space in collaboration with the different departments of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy.

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