Artist of repute to deliver special lecture
Bracha L Ettinger to address the gathering
S Vishnu Sharma, INN/Chennai, @svs037
Bracha L Ettinger will deliver a special lecture at seminar hall of Paul Linder Love Hall on the premises of The American College in Madurai on December 15.
According to sources, the lecture would begin by 3pm on December 15 and is organised by Study Centre for Indian Literature in English and Translation of The American College in association with Srishti Madurai LGBTQIA+Student Volunteer Movement. Sources further point out that the lecture is being held on the occasion of Matrixial intersex festival.
Bracha L Ettinger, a prominent artist from Tel Aviv, Israel has left her impact on both symbolic and abstract froms of art. Her work is a research of colour as light and of archival traces which engage with historical and personal memory in relation to war, trauma, human encounter events, witnessing and the feminine.
Her pioneering work has emerged in the late 1980s and the 1990s and caused major transformations in the fields of contemporary European painting as well as in critical studies, art theory and feminism.
That is not all. Bracha is one of the theorists in the realm of the sexual difference and French feminism who developed a series of concepts for rethinking the unconscious and art including the matrixial time, borderspace, borderlinking which led to a new understanding of both the feminine body-psyche and the human subject.
Bracha’s solo-shows are Pieta – Eurydice – Meduas at UB Anderson Gallery, Buffalo (2018), Silesian Museum (Muzeum Ślaskie), Katowice (2017), Eurydice – Medusa in the 14th Istanbul Biennial (2015).
Musee des Beaux-Arts d’Angers (2011). Alma Matrix (dual) at Fundacio Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona (2010). Freud Museum, London (2009). Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki (2009). Kiasma, Helsinki (2006). Drawing Center, New York (2001).
Her recent group exhibitions include Colori, GAM, Turin (2017), The Image of War, Bonnier Konsthall, Stockholm, (2017), Ontmoetingen. MAS/KMSKA, Antwerpen, The Haunted House – The Human Condition, Ekaterina Institute, Moscow.