Public seminar with the artist Muntadas
Friday, April 29, from 14:00 to 16:00, there will be a special public seminar with the artist Muntadas, together with Carlos Prieto del Campo, head of public programming Museum Reina Sofia, Madrid. The seminar takes place within the framework of the exhibition The 1980s. Today’s Beginnings. The seminar is part of an MA module organised by L’Internationale at KASK, Ghent, and is part of the overall research of L’Internationale into the 1980s. It is open to outside participants as well. Entrance is free.
Muntadas, artist, New York
Born in Barcelona, Muntadas has lived and worked in New York since 1971. His work addresses social, political and communications issues; the relationship between public and private space within social frameworks; and the investigation of channels of information and the ways in which they may be used to censor central information or promulgate ideas. He works in a variety of media, including photography, video, publications, Internet and multi-media installations. His works have been exhibited throughout the world, including at the Venice Biennale, Documenta Vl and X in Kassel, the Sao Paulo Biennial, the Whitney Biennial, the Havana Biennial, The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Between 1990 and 2014, Muntadas was Professor of the Practice at ACT/Department of Architecture at MIT, Cambridge (US).