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Camille Henrot on 'Technology'
UTS Assembly is a live lecture series that invites leading creative minds to reflect on the conditions that shape our everyday lives.

In 2022, join UTS Assembly to hear original and insightful perspectives from curator, Nato Thompson on CITIES; designer, Gaetano Pesce on FUTURES; journalist and documentary film maker, Yaara Bou Melham on SURVEILLANCE, and contemporary artist, Camille Henrot on TECHNOLOGY.

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Born in Paris, France and based between Berlin and New York, Camille Henrot is one of the most compelling contemporary artists working today. Her work draws upon references from literature, psychoanalysis, social media, cultural anthropology, self-help, and the banality of everyday life to question what it means to be both a private individual and a global subject in an increasingly connected and over-stimulated world.

In 2013, Henrot’s film, Grosse Fatigue was awarded the prestigious Silver Lion at the 55th Venice Biennale. This work which was the result of a fellowship at the Smithsonian Institute was further developed into the installation, The Pale Fox, 2014 which was first shown at Chisendale Gallery in London before traveling to institutions including Kunsthal Charlottenburg, Copenhagen; Bétonsalon – Centre for art and research, Paris; Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany; and Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan. In 2017, Henrot was given carte blanche at Palais de Tokyo in Paris, where she presented the major exhibition Days Are Dogs.

Hosted by Stella Rosa McDonald, Curator, UTS Gallery & Art Collection.

Programmed by UTS Gallery & Art Collection and brought to you by UTS Events.

Oct 21, 2022 12:30 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Camille Henrot
Contemporary artist
Camille Henrot is recognized as one of the most influential voices in contemporary art today. Her critically acclaimed practice, encompassing drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, and film, questions what it means to be both a private individual and a global subject in an increasingly connected and over-stimulated world. In 2013, Henrot’s film, Grosse Fatigue was awarded the prestigious Silver Lion at the 55th Venice Biennale. Almost 10 years on, Grosse Fatigue remains one of the most influential examples of film in art from this century. Most recently Henrot presented Is Today Tomorrow at the NGV, her first major survey exhibition in Australia. Henrot has had numerous solo exhibitions worldwide, including the New Museum, New York; Schinkel Pavilion, Berlin; New Orleans Museum of Art; Fondazione Memmo, Rome; Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan, among others.