Ignacio Uriarte is a Berlin-based artist working in different media around the idea of office art. At the Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building, he will present his recent practice and talk about the creation of art from the observation of day-to-day administrative work routines.
Line of Work is Uriarte's first solo exhibition in North America and will be on view at The Drawing Center through March 13.
About the artist: Ignacio Uriarte (*1972, Krefeld) lives and works in Berlin. He studied Business Administration in Madrid and Mannheim and worked for major corporations including Siemens, Canon, Interlub, and Agilent Technologies. Prior to becoming a full-time artist, Uriarte studied Audiovisual Arts at the Centro de Artes Audiovisuales in Guadalajara, Mexico. Recent solo exhibitions have taken place at Centre d'Art la Panera, Lleida (2012); Sala Rekalde, Bilbao (2011); Casa del Lago, Mexico City (2011); Kunstverein Arnsberg (2010); and Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León (2008).