Understanding Contemporary Art with Marcus Graf

Prof. Dr. Marcus Graf, born in 1974 in Germany, studied at the Faculty of Cultural Science and Aesthetic Communication, Department of Fine Arts and Art Science at Hildesheim University. After completing his studies, he worked in various art institutions as a project manager, curator, educator, author, and artist.

This workshop reveals the conceptual and aesthetic strategies of contemporary artists. By analyzing numerous examples of today’s art, Prof. Dr. Marcus Graf exposes how artists respond to the fragmental and chaotic state of our world for making meaningful contributions to our visual culture and to the social matrix we live in. The participants will also get an insight in the parallels and differences between