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Guest Talk: MARKUS VATER - 7 March

Guest Talk: MARKUS VATER - 7 March

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What You see is not what You look at

Tuesday, 7 March, 6.30-8pm
Location: Studio, 26 Exmouth Market, EC1 4QE 

Markus Vater has always believed that our minds and bodies construct our world. Our survival depends on the relevance of the construction, on the way this construction is working. He is also interested in the way we construct, and the holes within these systems. He likes to look at language and at metaphors, at causality, and all kinds of systems that help us navigate and try to look from different perspectives - look for example at Markus’s animation Tear. 

But as Gerhard Richter has said: “Painting has nothing to do with thinking, because in Painting the Thinking is the Painting”. So, the talk will be centred around Markus’s practice, with a focus on drawing and exploring different aspects within it.

Note: STUDENT/UNWAGED discount of 33% 
Use the code: student-33 at checkout
Access: The studio is on the 1st floor with no lift

Markus Vater Bio:
Markus Vater was born in Düsseldorf in 1970. He grew up in the Eifel, a volcanic landscape south of Cologne.  During the 1990s he studied Fine Art at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and the Royal College of Art in London. His paintings, drawings, animations and photographs have been exhibited worldwide at public museums and galleries. He lives and works as an artist and university lecturer in London and Düsseldorf.

Instagram: @markus_vater @vaterdrawing
Website: www.markusvater.com

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