The Time on the Lachlan River, 2022, ink on paper, 56 x 76 cm

Marjetica Potrč

Berlin , March 18, 2023 - April 22, 2023

Opening: Fri, March 17, 2023

Marjetica Potrč is an artist and architect based in Ljubljana, Slowenia, where she was born 1953. Her work has been featured in exhibitions worldwide, including the 23rd Biennale of Sydney, 27th Biennial of Design, MCA Museum of Architecture and Design, Ljubljana (both 2022); 17th Venice Architecture Biennale (2021); Yinchuan Biennial (2018); Venice Biennial (2009, 2006 and 2003); São Paulo Biennial (2006, 1996); Gwangju Biennale (2004) and Skulptur Projekte Münster (1997).

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She has had solo shows at Civic Gallery, Piran, Slovenia (2022); Visual Carlow, Carlow, Ireland (2018); Kunsthall Trontheim (2017); Flora ars+natura, Bogota (2017); PAMM Pérez Art Museum, Miami (2015); Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, Michigan (2012); Barbican Art Gallery, London (2007); PBICA, Lake Worth, Florida (2003); MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA (2004), Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (2004) and Guggenheim Museum New York (2001), among others. Her many on-site installations include: Of Soil and Water: King's Cross Pond Club, London (2015), The Commons Project, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (2013), Théàtre Évolutif, Bordeaux (2011), Between the Waters: The Emscher Community Garden, Emscherkunst, Oberhausen (2010), The Cook, the Farmer, His Wife and Their Neighbour, Stedelijk Goes West, Amsterdam (2009) and Dry Toilet, Caracas (2003). From 2011 to 2018 she was a professor at the University of Fine Arts (HFBK) in Hamburg, where she taught "Design for the Living World", a class on participatory practices. Furthermore, she has taught at MIT, Cambridge, MA (2005) and IUAV University in Venice (2010, 2008). Potrč is recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the Vera List Center for Arts and Politics Fellowship at The New School in New York (2007), Caracas Case Project Fellowship from the Federal Cultural Foundation, Germany and the Caracas Urban Think Tank, Venezuela (2002) and the Hugo Boss Prize, administered by the Guggenheim Museum (2000). In 2023 Potrč will inaugurate her long-term public art project Future Island developed together with Ooze on Albano University Campus, Stockholm, Sweden.