Silke Dettmers

Concepts My practice is not tied to a specific medium. It often involves the use of manufactured objects or their re-making in a foreign material or scale. It is the mutability of objects that interests me. I enjoy the creation of paradoxes and disruption of known meanings. Influences Politics, Humour, Life, Surrealism, Conceptual Art, Sexuality/Gender, Psychology, Emotions; own cultural identity (European, White); own gender (Female); Sexual Identity (Heterosexual) Career path 1980 Dipl. Grafik Design, HBK Braunschweig, Germany 1982 Certificate of Advanced Studies, St Martin's, London 1985 Short Course Certificate, RCA, London Teaching FE, BA and MA since 1985 Awards 1995 - 1999 Four Research Grants, Kent Institute of Art and Design 1999 Arts Council of England, Research and Development Award 1999 London Arts Board, Medium Scale Projects, Production Award 2005 AHRC Small Grant 2007 UCCA Cluster Grant The Liquid Page Symposium read full statement

Location London