Goran Tomčić: On Transience in Art

Lecture on the history of participatory work in art history and today

22. 2. 2023 @ 18:00
Free entry

Croatian artist Goran Tomčić (1964) has been living in Berlin since 2009. He studied art history and comparative literature (Zagreb) and curatorship (Bard College, USA). From 1989 to 2008, he worked as a critic and curator, mostly in the United States, where he lived at the time. He has served as director of the Wolfson Galleries at Miami-Dade College in Miami, curator of modern and contemporary art at the Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College, and director of Hasson Gallery NYC, among others. In 1991, his poetry collection Fragile was published in Zagreb. In the 1990s, he published poetry in English in numerous magazines and anthologies in the United States and elsewhere. Since 2000, he has been focusing his energy on an independent artistic career. He is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, including the Pollock-Krasner Fellowship (2007) and the Berlin Senate for Art and Culture (2020).

His exhibition Pompom Nets - Škofja Loka is currently on view at the Ivan Grohar Gallery. In his lecture he will focus on the history of participatory work in art history and today. The lecture will be held in English.

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