Artist talk with Agnese Galiotto, Gintare Sokelyte and Matt Welch

02.07.2021, 18:00

Matt Welch is unfortunately ill. The talk with the artist will be postponed to Thursday, 22 July 2021, at 6 pm.

Agnese Galiotto (*1996, Chiampo, IT) is a painter and filmmaker living and working in Frankfurt am Main (DE) and Chiampo (IT). Since 2018 she has been studying at the Frankfurt Art Academy Städelschule (DE) with Prof. Willem de Rooij. Previously, she completed her bachelor’s degree in painting at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan (IT), where she acquired the technique of fresco painting. Since 2020 she participates in the residency program Dolomiti contemporanee (IT) and is an annual fellow of Künstlerhilfe Frankfurt (DE). The artist has exhibited with the following institutions (selection): Palmengarten Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main (DE), MediumP. An honest institution, Frankfurt am Main (DE), Jo-Anne, Frankfurt am Main (DE), BFI Southbank, London (GB), Palazzo Mandelli, Arena Po (IT).

Gintarė Sokelytė (*1986, Kėdainiai, LT) lives and works in Vilnius (LT) and Frankfurt am Main (DE). She works with various media and realises videos, site-specific paintings and sculptural works. Since 2016 she has been studying at Frankfurt Art Academy Städelschule (DE). Previously, she completed her bachelor’s degree in screen printing at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (LT) from 2005 to 2009. In 2008 she spent a semester abroad at Odense University of Southern Denmark (DK). Among others, Gintarė Sokelytė has exhibited in the following institutions: Osthang, Darmstadt (DE), Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR), Montos tattoo art space, Vilnius (LT).

Matt Welch (*1988 in Liverpool, UK) works predominantly with sculpture and video. He studied an undergraduate degree in Painting at Wimbledon School of Art, London (UK), and graduated with a master-class student from the class of Haegue Yang at Frankfurt Art Academy Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main (DE) in October 2020. In 2020 he won the graduate prize of Sammlung Pohl for his work at Kunsthalle Portikus, Frankfurt am Main (DE). Among others, Matt Welch has exhibited in the following institutions: Kunsthalle Portikus, Frankfurt am Main (DE), Croy Nielsen, Vienna (AT), Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund (DE), Limazulu2, London (UK), Ormside Projects, London (UK), Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main (DE).

In the artist talk, the audience can get into conversation with the artists about their works and artistic practices.

The talk will be moderated by Franziska Nori and will be held in English. The admission is free of charge.

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