See Melanie Gilligan this Thursday, January 12 as part of the Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice lecture series, an event by the University of Washington School of Art + Art History + Design. Event organizers have this to say about this Thursday’s speaker:
Melanie Gilligan works in video, performance, text, installation, and music. This year, Gilligan exhibited her work at Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Norway, and Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst und Medien, Graz, Austria. Previously, her work has been exhibited at de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam; Casco, Utrecht, Netherlands; The Banff Centre, Canada; Chisenhale Gallery, London; and Greene Naftali, New York, among many others. In 2012, Gilligan was awarded a Canada Council for the Arts Production Grant for her work, The Common Sense. From 2009 to 2011 she was also the recipient of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Visual Arts. Gilligan holds a BA from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London and was a participant in the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Independent Study Program in New York. She is represented by Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Tickets for the event are free. Register online.
Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice: Melanie Gilligan
When: Thursday, January 12, 7-8:30pm
Where: Henry Art Gallery Auditorium (4100 15th Ave NE)
Feature image courtesy of Henry Art Gallery. Susan Mogul, Guerrilla Poster Campaign, Pacific Standard Time, Los Angeles, 2011