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Matt Mullican: Presenting the work. Lecture in three parts

Matt Mullican: Presenting the work. Lecture in three parts

  • Venue:

  • Aula der HFBK, Lerchenfeld 2

Lecture performance by Matt Mullican – Professor of Time-based Media – on the occasion of him taking his leave from HFBK Hamburg

Martin Köttering, Präsident der Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg

Kasper König, Kurator der Skulptur Projekte Münster, ehemaliger Direktor des Museum Ludwig und Rektor der Städelschule Frankfurt am Main

Lecture Performance
Matt Mullican: Presenting the work. Lecture in three parts


followed by a barbecue in the Mensa garden

Exhibition by former students of Matt Mullican in the HFBK gallery, Lerchenfeld 2 (2nd floor)
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 from 18.00 h
Wednesday, 13 June 2018 14.00 – 18.00 h

The »Lerchenfeld« magazine releases a special issue on Matt Mullican on 12 June 2018

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