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Alexandra Landré on Mon, 20 Nov 2006 09:57:46 +0100 (CET)


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[Nettime-nl] The classroom with Grayson Perry


The lectoraat for art and public space is proud to present

The classroom with:
Grayson Perry

30th of November
17.30
Gerrit Rietveld Academie
Amsterdam


Grayson Perry was born in Chelmsford in 1960. He studied at Braintree College of Further Education and received a BA in Fine Art from the Portsmouth Polytechnic. In the early 1980s Perry was a member of the Neo-Naturist group, and took part in performance and film works. He has continued to create 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 to violence as well as images of himself, his family and his transvestite alter ego Claire. Grayson Perry won the Turner Prize in 2003. Grayson Perry will have a major solo exhibition at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa, Japan in 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 is a series of monthly lectures organized by the lectoraat for art and public space in collaboration with the different departments of The Rietveld Academy.

For more information please contact Alexandra Landré
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