Jill Weinreich has lived and worked in Venice for thirteen years, working most recently as on-site logistics coordinator and project manager for the American pavilion at the Venice Biennale (biennial international contemporary art exhibition held in Venice, Italy). At the Biennale in 2003 Ms. Weinreich worked with the Fred Wilson exhibition and this past year, 2009, with the Bruce Nauman exhibition ("Topological Gardens") which won the Lion d’Oro award for Best National Participation. Jill will give a brief informal presentation about living in Venice as well as about her experiences working with artists and exhibitions in Venice. To be followed by Q&A. Ms. Weinreich holds a BA in Arts and Humanities from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an MA in Arts Administration from New York University.
For more information about the Venice Biennale, see for example: http://www.labiennale.org/en/art/index.html
For more information about the Bruce Nauman exhibition "Topological Gardens" see for example: http://www.naumaninvenice.org/
There are also You Tube and other clips with video footage of the exhibition so happy surfing! Hope to see you there!
Monday, October 5, 2009
Ophelia Parrish, Room 2210
Truman State University
Free and open to public. This event sponsored by the Truman State University Art Gallery (special thanks to Prof. Aaron Fine).