Rokeby launches 2010 with Conrad Ventur’s first solo exhibition in the UK.
Ventur is recongised for creating complex environments that raise questions regarding time and space. Whilst exploring the subject in relation to historical and contemporary technologies.
Recent work has employed footage of celebrities such as Marlene Dietrich and Dolly Parton within elaborate installations. The selected and configured footage encapsulates the stars potential to make private moments within public forums, commenting upon loss, tragedy and love. Ventur will present an ambitious new installations alongside other never before seen work.
Conrad Ventur currently lives and works in New York. He received his MFA from Goldsmiths College, London and has recently exhibited at Forever and Today Inc. New York and The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. In 2004, Ventur launched the contemporary art magazine USELESS.