Harry Clark Lecture Theatre
National College of Art and Design, Dublin
Art in the Contemporary World is delighted to host a talk and discussion with Simon Fujiwara (Chair: Francis Halsall) on the occasion of his show The Museum of Incest at the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork.
Simon Fujiwara was born in London in 1982 and grew up in Cornwall and Japan. He currently lives and works in Berlin. Fujiwara’s work has been met with critical acclaim both in the UK and Internationally, and his first major solo show opened in January 2012 at Tate St Ives. Notable achievements include winning The Cartier Award to produce a work for the Frieze Art Fair in the UK and The Baloise Art Prize at Art Statements, Basel 41 both in 2010. He has participated in several biennials including the 53rd Venice Biennale 2009, Manifesta 8, the 29th Sao Paulo Biennial in 2010, and Performa 11 in 2011.