Artist Talk - Tinka Bechert
Join artists from our exhibition Home: Being and Belonging in Contemporary Ireland to discover more about their work and artistic practice in this free, online series of talks.
Born and raised in Berlin, Tinka Bechert has been living in Ireland for over twenty years. The artist’s work is represented in many private and public collections including the Office of Public Works, Ireland, the National Library, Berlin, the Victoria & Albert Museum and Tate Britain, London.
Bechert's recent exhibitions include the Beep Painting Biennal in 2018 in the UK and a major Solo Exhibition with her Berlin Gallery (Galerie Gerken) supported by Culture Ireland. In recent weeks, Tinka Bechert has been awarded the 2020 VAI Paris Centre Culturel Irlandais Residency Award.
Together with and for Community
The Glucksman is a leading museum nationally and internationally for creative learning and access to the visual arts. It creates a welcoming space for future,current and graduate students of UCC to learn from art, and enriches the campus environment through the care and presentation of the UCC art collection. The culture of innovation and passion for access at UCC is embodied in the Glucksman’s curatorial and educational programmes and enables the University to nurture creative connections between people and disciplines.
UCC Community Week: This event is part of UCC Community Week 2021. During Community Week, staff and students across the university come together with community and public sector partners to host community focussed events and activities. The week long programme of events celebrates UCC as a civically engaged university.