apexart :: Exhibition Walk Through :: Miguel Amado

The Walls That Divide Us
Exhibition Walk Through

Friday, November 11, 6:30-8pm

Curator Miguel Amado and artists Ahmet Ögüt and Anna Ostoya discuss the themes of the exhibition The Walls That Divide Us, focusing on the issues addressed by their works. Topics include the ideology of wall building and zones of conflict, immigration and politics, revolution, and the "Arab Spring."

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Miguel Amado is currently curator at Tate St Ives, St Ives, UK. He has worked in different curatorial capacities at Fundação PLMJ, the Centro de Artes Visuais, Rhizome at the New Museum, Abrons Arts Center, and the International Studio & Curatorial Program. He has guest-curated exhibitions and projects at organizations including Museu Colecção Berardo, the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Frieze Projects, and No Soul for Sale – A Festival of Independents. He is a regular contributor to Artforum and since 2011 has been a board member of IKT.

Anna Ostoya is a Polish, New York-based artist. Her work has been presented at biennials such as Manifesta 7 and the 2nd Athens Biennale, as well as venues such as Siberkuppe, Berlin; Bortolami, New York; Tegenboschvanvreden Gallery, Amsterdam; Foksal Gallery, Warsaw; Car Projects, Bologna; Vrits, Basel; Schnittraum, Cologne; and The Power Plant, Toronto.

Ahmet Ogut is an Amsterdam-based artist of Kurdish-Turkish background. His work has been presented at biennials such as the 12th Istanbul Biennial and 
4th Moscow Biennial, as well as venues such as SALT, Istanbul; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam; Kuenstlerhaus Bremen; Kunsthalle Basel; Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona; Mala Galerija/The Museum of Modern Art of Ljubljana.

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