Wednesday, November 21 // Mathilde ter Heijne & Amy Patton // Abuse of Power Comes as No Surprise.
Photo: Girl wearing Trueism T-shirt by Jenny Holzer ///
Reflecting on renewed claims to the revolutionary potential of participatory art and anti-hierarchical strategies in the art context (“Forget Fear,” the 2012 Berlin Biennale), artists Amy Patton and Mathilde ter Heijne will be leading a discussion on the legitimacy of art as an actual agent for social change.
With previous models showing ideas of collectivity, gift economies, the exchange of aesthetic and social experiences, encouraging dialogue and inhabiting spaces that are non-traditional for art, how
She has participated in numerous national and international group and soloexhibitions including Migros Museum for Contemporary Art in Zurich, at the Goetz Collection in Munich, in the Berlinische Galerie in Berlin, the Künsthalle in Nuremberg, Lentos Museum of Modern Art in Linz (all solo shows), and Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, PS1 in New York, Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin or at the Shanghai Biennale .