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This event is part of Amalia Pica

Join artist Amalia Pica and Hettie Judah, writer and author of Lapidarium: The Secret Lives of Stones, in conversation as they discuss Pica’s new installation rock comb, the significance of pebbles and why we’re all drawn to take rocks home.

Hettie Judah is chief art critic on the British daily paper The i, a regular contributor to The Guardian’s arts pages, and a columnist for Apollo magazine. She writes for Frieze, Art Quarterly, Art Monthly, ArtReview and other publications with ‘art’ in the title, and is a contributing editor to The Plant magazine. Following publication of her 2020 study on the impact of motherhood on artists’ careers, in 2021 she worked with a group of artists to draw up the manifesto How Not To Exclude Artist Parents, now available in 15 languages. She regularly talks about art and with artists for museum and gallery events, and has been a visiting lecturer for Goldsmiths University, London and Dauphine University, Paris.

Amalia Pica has made more than 40 solo exhibitions to date, most recently at The New Art Gallery Walsall (2019), including The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada; and NC Arte, Bogota, Colombia, (2017); Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany (2016); El Nuevo Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Guatemala City, Guatemala; and Instituto de Visión, Bogota, Colombia (2015); Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (2014); Museo Nacional De Bellas Artes, Neuquen, Argentina; List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge, United States; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, United States; Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon, Portugal; and Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico (2013); Chisenhale Gallery, London, United Kingdom and Basis, Frankfurt, Germany (2012); Malmo Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden (2010).

Amalia Pica studied at the Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2003, and was a participant at Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 2005. She was born in Neuquén Capital, Argentina, 1978, and lives and works in London, United Kingdom. She is represented by Herald St.

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