MORE SWEETLY PLAY THE DANCE – William Kentridge exhibition ‘If We Ever Get to Heaven’ at Eye Amsterdam. This exhibition was on display from 25 April through 30 August 2015.
Sobre el autor:
William Kentridge (Johannesburg, 1955). Kentridge achieved renown with his remarkable animations, charcoal drawings and installations. He is also active as an opera and theatre director.
William Kentridge studied Politics and African Studies at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, and art at the Johannesburg Art Foundation. In Paris he studied mime and theatre at L’école internationale de théâtre de Jacques Lecoq (1981-1982). He was one of the founders of the Free Filmmakers Co-op in Johannesburg in 1988 and has also worked since 1992 with the South African Handspring Puppet Company. In addition, Kentridge is also active as an opera and theatre director for renowned opera houses and theatre festivals such as the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Royal Opera House in London and the Avignon Theatre Festival.
Kentridge has exhibited his visual work at Documenta in Kassel (2002 and 2012), the Tate Modern in London, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Albertina in Vienna and the Venice Biennale.