Im Dialog: Zuzanna Janin and Elena Zanichelli, Sammlung Hoffmann Collection, Berlin

Im Dialog VIII

On occasion of Sammlung Hoffmann’s current display around the theme of at home please join us for a dialogue with Zuzanna Janin and Elena Zanichelli

on Thursday, 8th December 2016 at 19:00.

Erika Hoffmann und Elke Giffeler

The event is free but reservations are required due to space limitations. RSVP at or ph +49 30 28499120

Zuzanna Janin Visual artist, born 1961, lives and works in Warsaw and London. Author of sculptures, installations, videos, photography, actions and performances. Studied at Academy of Fine Art Warsaw, ÉCAV – École Cantonale d’Art du Valais, Sierre (new media) scholarship, Pro Helvetia., defended Ph.D. in subject of Visual Art in 2016. She took part i.e. in Sydney Biennial 1992, Istanbul Biennial 1992, Soonsbeek’93, Liverpool Biennial 1996, Łódź Biennale 2010, 54th Venice Biennale 2011 (in the program of representation of Romania). Selected solo shows and screenings: Kunstverein Salzburg, Salzburg; Foksal Gallery, Warsaw; Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw; Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw; Center for Contemporary Art, Łaźnia, Gdańsk; Kunsthalle Wien Project Space; Sculpture Museum at Królikarnia / National Museum, Warsaw; National Museum, Cracow, Gallery lokal_30, Warsaw; ASAB Bogota / Colombia; MAM Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Galeria Arsenał, Lublin.

Elena Zanichelli, Ph.D, art historian, critic and curator, Mariann-Steegmann visiting professor at the University Bremen in winter 2015-16, studied at the universities of Parma, Bonn and Zürich, and received her doctorate from the Humboldt University, Berlin 2012. Her current research addresses the impact of visual (re)articulations of family image(ry) on contemporary art, as well as questions of gender, amateurism and representational critique in Neo-Avantgarde and performance art. Apart from her academic work at various universities (Humboldt University 2008-10, University of the Arts Berlin 2012-14, AdBK Nuremberg 2012-13, Leuphana University 2013-15), she has worked at numerous exhibition projects, including documenta 12, 2007. As a curator, she has organized such shows as Women in Fluxus and Other Experimental Tales. Eventi Partiture Performance (Reggio Emilia, Palazzo Magnani 2012-13) and Jean-Jacques Lebel – Dada Venus (Haus am Waldsee Berlin 2000-01). Recent book publication: Privat – bitte eintreten! Rhetoriken des Privaten in der Kunst der 1990er Jahre, transcript 2015.

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