We would like to invite you to our Finisage on Friday 15 November 2019
Finissage starts at 7pm
Nora Tapper, Finnland
Catherine Lorent, Berlin
Ausstellungsdauer / Exhibition open: 26 October–23 November 2019
Öffnungszeiten / Opening hours: Wed–Sa 3–7pm
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Ember is a group of huge empty black sacks sewed by hand from tarpaper and paper string. To me these sacks are enormous coal embers that glow in the dark and cold evening. The idea for sacks came from a task of making a work that would illustrate the amount of carbon dioxide produced each year by a Finnish family of four. I thought barbecue parties and the sacks full off black dusty coal. I recall the fire place where the last glow fades away.
Catherine Lorent (* 1977 in Munich) studied painting at the Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe from 1998 to 2003, as well as history and art history at the Sorbonne in Paris and at the Universities of Heidelberg and Luxembourg. In 2012 she received her doctorate in art history. In 2013, CATHERINE LORENT represented LUXEMBOURG at the Venice Biennale with the project “RELEGATION”.
The artist lives and works in Berlin in painting, drawing and installation. Furthermore she has been experimenting for several years as a multiinstrumentalist with electric guitar, bass, piano, drums, voice and pursues her music project Gran Horno.
Catherine Lorent has already exhibited in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United States, Austria and Luxembourg, was nominated for the “Prix Robert Schuman” in Luxembourg in 2011, received the “Prix révélation 2011” and is considered one of the most important talents in Luxembourg.
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