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Karin Schneider, Critic

Karin Schneider is a Brazil-born and New York-based artist, and filmmaker. In 1997, Schneider co-founded Union Gaucha Productions (UGP) an artist-run, experimental film company designed to carry out interdisciplinary collaborations with practitioners from different fields. From 2005 to 2008, she was a founding member of Orchard, a cooperatively organized exhibition and social space in New York’s Lower East Side. From 2010 to 2014, Schneider co-founded Cage, a space that facilitated new kinds of social interactions. Her current body of work, Situational Diagram, was the subject of a book and an exhibition at Dominique Lévy Gallery in 2016. Schneider’s diagrams explore the space of the exhibition reimagining it as a choreographical experience.

Schneider will open an exhibition at Kusntverein Nuremberg in September 2018. Her work was exhibited in several venues including the Museum of Modern Art, NYC; Artists Space, NYC; Sculpture Center, NYC; CAPC, Bordeaux; Museum of Art in Lodz, Poland; Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro; MCA, Chicago; Museum of Modern Art, Sāo Paulo; Barbican Center for the Arts, London; Museu Bispo de Rosario, Rio de Janeiro; Museo de Bellas Artes, Caracas; among others. Her work is in several collections such as Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo, Brazil; Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Museum of Art in Lodz, Poland; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia among others.

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