Diana Thater

Sensing Spaces: Media, Architecture & Design Lecture Series led by Professors Rebeca Mendez and Casey Reas

April 11, 2005, 6:00 pm   » 

Diana Thater’s video installations describe a technologically mediated nature while revealing the mechanics of media representation. Thater’s thematic focus on relationships among animals, human beings, and technology and the near-impossibility of experiencing nature outside the influences of culture. Diana Thater began exhibiting her video installations in 1990. Since then her work has been featured in major international exhibitions, including: Dia Center for the Arts, the Museum of Modern Art, The Saint Louis Art Museum, the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Walker Center for the Arts, Portland Art Museum, Vienna Secession, the Basel Kunsthalle and the Salzburger Kunstverein among many others; Group exhibitions including two Whitney Biennials (1995 and 1997) and the Münster Sculpture Project (1997) among many others; Monograph produced on the occasion of her survey exhibition in 2004; Curator: numerous exhibitions; Publications: Diana Thater. Keep the Faith. (2004), Knots + Surfaces (2001), Delphine (2000), The best animals are the flat animals (1998), China (1996), Electric Mind (1996); Artist in Residence: at the Foundation Claude Monet (1991) and at ArtPace, San Antonio (2000); Grants: NEA and the Etants-Donnes Foundation; Kwangju Biennial in 1998, presented with the key to the city of Kwangju.


Architects, media artists, and theorists take a broad look at contemporary space interventions that are technologically driven.

All lectures are free and take place on Mondays from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the EDA, room 104 Kinross, 11000 Kinross Avenue in Westwood. Light refreshments will be provided.

EDA  (Map)
Broad Art Center
240 Charles E. Young Drive, Room 1250
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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