Artist Talk

Wolfgang Weileder

Archive Events & Talks (18 August 2021, 6.00pm - 7.30pm)
Join exhibiting artist Wolfgang Weileder for a talk about a selection of his international projects.
Sculpture’s relationship with public space: the architectural and urban context and the people who frequent it, is always in flux and often challenging. Through his temporary, time-based and site-specific works Wolfgang Weileder seeks to uncover our understanding of the urban environment and the interactions we have with it.

In this 40-minute talk followed by Q&A with the artist, Wolfgang will present a selection of his international projects.

Wolfgang Weileder is a visual artist and sculptor based in Newcastle upon Tyne who has exhibited internationally for the past 30 years. Best known for his large-scale site-specific installations in public spaces, that create new temporary buildings his practice and research are concerned with exploring how we engage with public space and architecture, and our negotiation of civic and social space.

Wolfgang has been Professor of Contemporary Sculpture at Newcastle University since 2006.

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