Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Aura Rosenberg: On and Beyond Feminism
Aura Rosenberg’s work probes sexuality, gender, motherhood, childhood, artistic identity and historical construction. In this lecture, she will discuss some of her critically acclaimed projects, such as Head Shots (1991-1996) and Dialectical Porn Rocks (1989-1993), in which she performs a humorous reversal of the male gaze in pornography, as well as more recent works that deal with topics as diverse as childhood and the secret life of statues.
10:00 am CET
Rosenberg lives in New York City and Berlin, and her work has been exhibited at, among others, the Berlin Biennale, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Institute of Contemporary Art / ICA, Philadelphia, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Hamburger Banhof, Berlin, MAMCO / Musee d'art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, The Swiss Institute, New York; The Sculpture Center, Long Island City, and JOAN, Los Angeles.
She has published three books of photographs. Head Shots, (StopOver Press 1996), Berlin Childhood (Steidl/DAAD 2001), and Who Am I? What Am I? Where Am I ? (Hatje Cantz 2006), and is also a member of the art rock bands Dirty Mirrors and The Cornichons who have performed in such venues as The Rubell Family Collection, Miami and the Palazzo Grassi, Venice.
She is currently preparing for a solo exhibition in June at Efremidis Gallery in Berlin.
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