Tertulia n°3: Nevertheless they move – sculpture and the fourth dimension
Speaker: Alejandra Ruddoff and Nikolaus Nowak
Moderated by: José Délano
It has already been proven that in sculpture and modeling the coexistence of different temporal dimensions is possible. But how does the infinite works?The artist and the journalist present us with a brief interdisciplin ary analysis that takes us into the thoughts an reflections that allow us to approach, unveil or decode a formal language that is present in literature.
Studied sculpture at the University of Chile and graduated in 1985. In 1993 she acquired a post-graduate diploma of the Munich Academy of Fine Arts. Special exhibitions of her three-dimensional works were staged at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Santiago de Chile and in the Tai Miao Temple in the Forbidden City of Beijing in 2003. The artist has developed large-format projects meant to be shown in public places. Peace, Friendship and Time’s Space (2001) in Changchun was erected in its local sculpture park. Forward (1997) was unveiled in Potsdam in 2002 and in 2010 the DAAD commissioned her to sculpt Forward II which is now displayed in front of its headquarters at Bonn. She has been living as a freelance artist in Berlin since 2009. www.ruddoff.de
Studied german literature, philosophy and political science at the University of Bonn (Germany). Has worked as political editor, correspondent and chief editor as a journalist with contributions on political and cultural issues. Published amongst others in “Die Welt”, “Die Presse” and the political magazine “Cicero”.
Date: 7th of December, 2017