gallery talks

A different perspective on the collection with Christian Friedrich
31 Jul 2015

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
3 - 4 pm
Entrance fee Stedelijk Museum + € 2,50
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The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is pleased to invite you to a special series of Gallery Talks, as part of the cultural program for Amsterdam Gay Pride 2015 (AGP 2015).

In honor of Amsterdam Gay Pride’s 20th anniversary, the Stedelijk Museum has invited two speakers to share their unique perspective on the collection, from an LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning and Intersex) related viewpoint.

During the Gallery Talks, Stacey Moran Nocek (University of Washington) and artist Christian Friedrich will guide you through their selections of artworks from the museum’s collection. Both will offer personal insights and interpretations, and discuss their selection with particular emphasis on queer, feminist and gender studies and/or LGBTQI-related angles.

Join us during Pride Week and experience the Stedelijk collection from the unique perspective of these two speakers! 

More information about the speaker

Christian Friedrich (DE) studied visual arts and theology. His artistic interests lie in the conditions, structures and manipulations of subject-object relationships. A common theme in Friedrich's work is the subjugation of the human body, which he regularly presents as an object of desire in which power and submission may collapse into the subliminal. His practice spans a broad range of media including sculpture, drawing, video, sound, photography and writing. In 2013, the Stedelijk Museum acquired Untitled (2011), a monumental video and sound installation. Friedrich has had recent solo exhibitions at De Hallen, Haarlem (NL) and the Grazer Kunstverein (AT).