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Artist Talk/ Wolfgang Tillmans - Rebuilding the Future

“Book Now Saturday 20 October 2018, 3.00pm / NCAD Rupert Guinness Theatre, Dublin 8 / Presented in partnership with National College of Art and Design.  

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In advance of the Wolfgang Tillmans exhibition opening at IMMA from the 26 October 2018, internationally renowned artist Tillmans presents a  talk on his most recent projects. Delving deeper into the socio-political concerns that drives his expanded practice of photography, activism performance, music and installation, Tillmans shares the exciting ways that his IMMA exhibition, Rebuilding the Future pushes the limits of the photographic form. A discussion with the artist follows.

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About Speaker
Wolfgang Tillmans was born in Remscheid, Germany, 1968 and lives and works in Berlin and London. He has recently held solo exhibitions at Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg (2017), Germany, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland (2017), Tate Modern, London (2017); Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal (2016); The National Museum of Modern Art, Osaka, Japan (2015), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (2015). Recent group exhibitions include The Photographic I - Other Pictures , S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium, I am you, you are too, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA, The Absent Museum, WIELS Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels (2017), A History of Photography: The Body, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK (2016) Ordinary Pictures, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis and The Noing Uv It, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway (2015). His work has been included in significant survey exhibitions including the 5th Biennale of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Greece (2015), Manifesta 10, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (2014), Fundamentals, the 14th International Architecture Biennale directed by Rem Koolhaas, Book for Architects, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy (2014). See the artist’s website here http://tillmans.co.uk/

About Exhibition
Wolfgang Tillmans, Rebuilding the Future 
Wolfgang Tillmans has shown his work in previous group exhibitions at IMMA but this will be his first solo exhibition at the museum, and his first solo project in Ireland. The exhibition includes new works from the artist who had a major show at Tate Modern last year. Further information here.

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