|2007 SYMPOSIUM MERZBAU «ORGANIC FUNCTIONALISM» : PARTICIPANTS : JUTTA KOETHER
(Born * 1958 in Cologne) Artist, musician, writer, critic and theorist.
Jutta Kother is currently living in New York and Berlin. Koether studied Art pedagogy(?) from 1977 until 1981 at the university in Cologne. She was editor of the music- and popculture-magazine Spex and writes for several other magazines like „Texte zur Kunst“, FlashArt, ArtScribe.
Next to painting, performance, film and music, Koether also understands her political and editing(?) activity as part of her artistic practices: she defined herself as „painter, performer, participant“ and often works in group projects with other artists, e.g. with Sonic Youth musicians, Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore and with Steven Parrino. Koether has had university teaching positions at the University for Fine Arts in Hamburg, the School of Visual Arts ind New York, The Berlin University of the Arts, at the Bard College in New York and the Cooper Union, New York.