Kathrin Böhm The Economy as a Drinks Cabinet Jan 17, 2017
Ink on paper
20.9 x 29.6 cm
Kathrin Böhm (b. 1969) based in the UK. Studied Painting and Art Pedagogy at the Academy of Fine Art, Nuremberg, DE (1990–95) and MA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London, UK (1996-97). Böhm’s work is defined by its collaborative nature and commitment to the public realm. A founding member of the art and architecture collective Public Works and the international artist initiative MyVillages. Böhm has a long-standing interest in the collaborative making and extending of public spaces through methods of collective production, distribution and usage. She contributes regularly to discussions and research about art, economy and the making of new public realms, and is organising monthly Haystacks events that address connections between urban and rural practices and realities, and is involved in a number of self-organised initiatives such as the Eco Nomadic School and is co-founder of the artist led Keep it Complex campaign.Select exhibitions include Foreign Pickers, Politics of Food, Delfina Foundation, London, UK (2016); Making Use, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PO (2016); Lending Shape to Form - Formen des Festlegens, A-Z Collection Marzona, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, De (2015); Inside Cities: Art and the built environment, Arup HQ, London (2015); Company: Movements, Deals and Drinks, Create London, Barking and Dagenham (2014); and Trade Show, curated by Kathrin Böhm and Gavin Wade, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK (2013).