Sunday, August 11, 2013

A conversation with Michelle Eistrup

Thursday 15 August, 2013, 7.30 pm, at Alice Yard

Michelle Eistrup has been artist in residence at Alice Yard during July and August 2013. She has spent her time in Port of Spain working on two ongoing projects, This Particular Masquerade and Pitch Molded Animability, as well as meeting and collaborating with Trinidad-based artists in Alice Yard’s network.

On Thursday 15 August, at 7.30 pm, Eistrup will give an informal talk about her recent and current work, accompanied by an installation of recent video works. All are invited.

Still from Too Long Are Our Memories Recordings, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010

About the artist:

Michelle Eistrup was born in Denmark and grew up in Jamaica, Paris, and New York City. She currently resides in Copenhagen. She graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Arts, and has a BA in social anthropology from Haverford College, Pennsylvania. She has exhibited in art institutions and galleries in Europe, the Caribbean, Asia and Africa, including the Aarhus Art Museum, Charlottenborg (Copenhagen), Arnolfini (London), the Momentum Nordic Festival for Modern Art (Moss, Norway), the Modern Museum (Stockholm), Sparwasser (Berlin), the Fine Art Museum (Kuala Lumpur), The Taitu Art Center (Addis Ababa) and the National Art Gallery of Jamaica (Kingston).

This residency is supported by the Danish Arts Council