Diana Thater: Gorillagorillagorilla ; anlässlich der Ausstellung Diana Thater - Gorillagorillagorilla, Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, 31. Jänner - 17. Mai 2009

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Distributed Art Pub Incorporated, 2009 - Art - 165 pages
The large-format video installations of Californian artist Diana Thater analyses the complexity of nature and its relationship with mankind. Her new work, Gorillagorillagorilla is a study of human and animal behaviour and the artist's further investigation of the medium of video as an image production tool. The pictorial section comprises both installation shots from the Kunsthaus Graz and a photographic essay by Diana Thater with pictorial material generated during the filming of Gorillagorillagorilla in Cameroon. English and German text.

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Diana Thater was born in San Francisco in 1962 and holds an MFA from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. She has exhibited at several important biennials, including the Carnegie International, Whitney Biennial, Sydney Biennial, and others. Her solo exhibitions include venues such as the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; the Renaissance Society; the David Zwirner gallery, New York, and others.

PETER PAKESCH. Geboren 1955 in Graz, A-sterreich. Seit 1976 als KA1/4nstler, Ausstellungsmacher und Galerist tAtig, u. a. von 1976 bis 1979 Leiter des Referats bildender Kunst im Forum Stadtpark, Graz; 1980 Beteiligung an diversen kA1/4nstlerischen AktivitAten in New York; von 1986 bis 1988 kA1/4nstlerischer Leiter des Grazer Kunstvereines; seit 1996 Direktor der Kunsthalle Basel.

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