|2005 SYMPOSIUM MERZBAU «HISTORICAL DIMENSIONS AND CONTEMPORARY POTENTIAL» : PARTICIPANTS : HANS ULRICH OBRIST
(Born * 1968 in Zurich) Curator and theorist
Born in May 1968 in Zurich, works and lives in London. From 2000 to 2006 curator of ARC/Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Obrist was recently appointed co-director of exhibitions and director of international projects at the Serpentine Gallery in London. He is Inviato Speciale of Domus Magazine and editor of Point d’Ironie, published by agnes b.
The Swiss curator Hans-Ulrich Obrist is well known for the exhibitions he has organized internationally. After studying economics and politics he turned to contemporary art and has since gained wide acclaim for his extraordinary exhibitions, which often take place in spaces not previously used as exhibition venues. He curated exhibitions at the Musée d‘Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, at the Kunsthalle Wien, the Deichtorhallen in Hamburg. He presently serves as the Co-Director, Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects at the Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, in London.
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2006 SYMPOSIUM MERZBAU «MERZBAU AS INSTALLATIVE EVENT-SCULPTURE», 2007 SYMPOSIUM MERZBAU «ORGANIC FUNCTIONALISM»