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b. 1981, United Kingdom

Katie Paterson Related Press

Crater glory – how artists have responded to Earth’s nearest neighbour Related Press Crater glory – how artists have responded to Earth’s nearest neighbour 1 July 2019, Apollo

I remember exactly where and when I decided to write a book about the moon: lying on my back in a dentist's chair, waiting for the anaesthetic to take effect. To distract his patients, the dentist had tacked a poster to the ceiling: a NASA image of the earth from space at night. I was struck by the way so much of the northern hemisphere glitters...

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The Meaning of the Moon, From the Incas to the Space Race Related Press The Meaning of the Moon, From the Incas to the Space Race 12 September 2018, The New York Times

COPENHAGEN — Outside Denmark's Louisiana Museum of Modern Art on a recent late-summer morning, a few sunstruck visitors were sprawling on the turf of the sculpture garden, between monumental outdoor works by Alexander Calder and Richard Serra.

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Elif Shafak joins Future Library, writing piece to be unveiled in 2114 Related Press Elif Shafak joins Future Library, writing piece to be unveiled in 2114 27 October 2017, The Guardian

The Turkish novelist Elif Shafak is to follow Margaret Atwood, David Mitchell and Sjón as one of the 100 contributors to the Future Library, an art project that will only be seen by readers in 2114, when the spruce trees to make its paper have been fully grown.

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A Certain Kind of Light review – let there be mirror balls Related Press A Certain Kind of Light review – let there be mirror balls 29 January 2017, The Guardian

A show about light: a light show – what might a curator put in? Just about all art concerned with making the world visible in some sense speaks of light, the very condition in which it was made.

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Katie Paterson: The Poetry of Scale Related Press Katie Paterson: The Poetry of Scale 8 November 2016, Aesthetica Magazine

Glasgow-born visual artist Katie Paterson has created over 20 major projects which carve a new poetic language based upon distance, scale, geology and technology. Locus+ and Kerber Verlag have published the first monograph dedicated to her work, with critical texts from Nicolas Bourriaud, Lisa Le Feuvre, Mary Jane Jacob and Lars Bang Larsen...

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Gwangju Biennale art festival to open next week Related Press Gwangju Biennale art festival to open next week 30 August 2016, The Korea Times

The opening ceremony of the 2016 Gwangju Biennale, Asia's oldest contemporary art biennale, is set to kick off in the southwest city of Gwangju next week, the festival's foundation said Friday. During the ceremony, set to start at the plaza in front of the Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Halo at 6:40 p.m. Thursday, Park Yang-woo, chief of...

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The 11th Gwangju Biennale: An interview with Maria Lind, artistic director, and Michelle Wong, assistant curator Related Press The 11th Gwangju Biennale: An interview with Maria Lind, artistic director, and Michelle Wong, assistant curator 29 August 2016, My Art Guides

Could you tell us something more about the concept The Eight Climate (What does art do?), this year’s biennial theme? Maria Lind: Imagine that you are walking on a ramp leading from one floor to the next in a big exhibition space. In the corner of your eye you notice something on the long smooth white wall: in one place it looks...

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The intangible art of gimjang Related Press The intangible art of gimjang 29 August 2016, Art Review

About two months ago, T and I went to Southwest London’s K-Town (otherwise known as New Malden, an area that has one of the largest communities of expat Koreans in Europe) in search of pickles. As we were exploring our way through plates of assorted preserved vegetables, with staff and fellow diners eyeing our particular menu choices, one...

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Fitting the entire universe into an art gallery Related Press Fitting the entire universe into an art gallery 26 May 2016, Apollo

07757 001122. Visitors entering the upper gallery at the Lowry in Salford are greeted by a neon mobile phone number that was once connected to the Vatnajökull glacier in Iceland. Nearby headphones play the trickling sounds of melting ice and creaking noises that reveal the strain and tension in the heart of the glacier. A vitrine conserves the...

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Sharjah’s 'Light Show' sees light in a different dimension Related Press Sharjah’s 'Light Show' sees light in a different dimension 24 September 2015, The National

A world-class art exhibition, spanning five decades of works, is an illuminating experience for visitors in Sharjah. Light Show, at Sharjah Art Foundation which runs until December 5, presents light used in sculptures, as installation, as pure colour and even as optical illusion. Light Show is a travelling exhibition that began in...

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Katie Paterson, artist: 'I do not want to re-create. I want to be doing the next thing' Related Press Katie Paterson, artist: 'I do not want to re-create. I want to be doing the next thing' 31 July 2014, Independent

Katie Paterson and her fiancé, fellow artist Martin John Callanan, live in the increasingly trendy Kreuzberg area of Berlin. Their studio is above their apartment, which they share with their two cats, Missy and Toro. 'It is my first studio,' says Paterson proudly. 'I somehow got it in my head that because of the work I do I did not need a...

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