NEWS AND EVENTS
March - June 2017 - UPCOMING EXHIBITION, Vernissage 23/3/17 - showing several works from my series The Cloud in the exhibition No Secrets! Bilder der Ueberwachung, curated by Rudolf Scheutle, at the Stadtmuseum Munich alongside artists Florian Freier, Tactical Technology Collective, Susan Morris, Ed Fornieles, and many more.
September 2017 - UPCOMING EXHIBITION - a new video installation of works from my ongoing collaborative research project, Avatar as Prosthesis will be shown at UNSW Galleries in Sydney in the exhibition Group Therapy, curated by Vanessa Bartlett.
December 2017 - UPCOMING EXHIBITION - I am curating an expanded version of Networking the Unseen, which will open at the Villa Merkel on December 1st, 2017. The exhibition is a result of the Bahnwaerter Stipendium that I was honoured to receive from the city of Esslingen am Rhein. Artist list: Brook Andrew, Aram Bartholl, Jenny Fraser, Barbara Herold, Lily Hibberd, Agnes Jaensch, Gretta Louw, Katrin Petroschkat, Plan B (Sophia New and Daniel Belasco-Rogers), Anahita Razmi, Curtis Taylor, Addie Wagenknecht, Warnayaka Art Centre, Katie West, Nine Yamamoto.
November 2016 - August 2017 - CURRENT EXHIBITION - Monsters of the Machine: Frankenstein in the 21st Century, curated by Marc Garrett of Furtherfield, at LABoral Centro de Arte. Read the curator's statement.
October 2016 - February 2017 - collaboration with the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich, Dr Karin Guminski, the Pfennigparade, an organisation supporting disabled artists based in Munich, and the Kulturreferat (Cultural Department) as part of my artistic research project, Avatar as Prosthesis. More info about the project at avatarasprosthesis.com.
January - February 2017 - my new work The Face Swap Archive was shown in the exhibition Selfciety, curated by Benjamin Jantzen, at whiteBOX in Munich. The exhibition included works by artists Martina Menegon, Manja Ebert, and Ruth Hutter.
September 2016 - 100% Internet, group exhibition at Karin Wimmer Galerie in Munich with Florian Freier, Barbara Herold, Florian Hueth, and others.
June-August 2016 - Networking the unseen, curated by Gretta Louw, with artists from the Warnayaka Art Centre, Lily Hibberd, Curtis Taylor, Jenny Fraser, and Brook Andrew, debuted at Furtherfield Gallery in London.
March-May 2016 - I was an artist in residence at DADAA, an organisation for disabled artists and those with mental illness in Fremantle, Western Australia. This was a continuation of my artistic research project, Avatar as Prosthesis, and involved workshops, interviews, and collaboration with the DADAA artists.
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Gretta Louw - Vimeo
Süddeutsche Zeitung Gefangen im weltweitem Netz
Writing for Furtherfield
Writing for Hyperallergic
Networking the Unseen at Furtherfield
Mannheimer Kunstpreis: Gretta Louw zeigt "Me Vs. Internet" in der Stadtgalerie
SWR2 - Me Vs Internet
YAMA - collaboration with Warnayaka Art Centre
Alternative Documenta by Christian de Lutz