Beate Engl

(*1973, Regen) studied Fine Art / Sculpture at Munich Art Academy (Akademie der Bildenden Künste) and made her diploma in the master class (Meisterschülerin) of Prof. Olaf Metzel in 2001. She received her degree as Master of Fine Arts after a joint master class from Bauhaus University Weimar and the School of the Arts Institute Chicago (MFA Public Art 2004). Besides working as a curator or in collaboration with artists and art historians ("Galerie Goldankauf" 1999-2001; "KunstPraxis" in-house-project for Siemens Arts Program 2003-2005, "The Domain of the Great Bear" at kunstraum munich 2006/2007) her artistic practice developed towards site-specific installations and institutional criticism ("Betaversion 2.0”, Hall 14 / Federkiel Foundation, Leipzig, 2004; "Und die weiße Zelle schwebt weiter..." ["And the white cube keeps floating…"], Hamburger Kunsthalle, 2005; "Mad as hell", Ortstermine Munich, 2006; "Perfect World", Boots, St. Louis, 2007). In her publication "Space is a place. Handbuch und Standortrecherche” [Handbook and site research] (Verlag Silke Schreiber 2005) she critically confronts outer space as a possible site for the expanded art world with her research about public space and globalized art industry. The artist currently lives and works in Munich.

Weblink: http://www.beateengl.de


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