Artist talks spring 2021 online only

Due to travel restrictions related to COVID-19, the current series of five artist talks at De Ateliers takes place online only. First guest is American artist Cudelice Brazelton IV (b.1991, Dallas, USA), known for his sculptures, performances and paintings focusing on masculinity, urban culture and racial identity (April 20). British-Japanese artist Simon Fujiwara (b.1982, Harrow, UK), currently exhibiting at Melly, Rotterdam, explores mechanisms of identity construction in a.o. mass media and tourism, producing his large scale installations in collaboration with the entertainment industries (May 4). The multimedia practice of Brooklyn based artist Diamond Stingily (b.1990, Chicago, USA) addresses memories of black girlhood, highlighting systemic violence and surveillance (May 11). Jesse Darling, based in Berlin, deals with the fragility of the human body and the way it is culturally defined, traversing both sculptural installation and print media (May 18). Last speaker in this series is Beirut based artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan (b.1995, Amman, Jordan), who investigates audio recordings and their intersecion with politics, sometimes in collaboration with his fellow researchers of Forensic Architecture (May 25). Please note these online talks are exclusively designated to the artist community of De Ateliers and are not open to the general public.