Kate Newby Presents First Institutional Solo Exhibition in Europe


BREMEN.- In her work, New Zealand artist Kate Newby (born 1979, currently living in Auckland) engages with the exhibition space and its surroundings. Newby herself has stated that she is interested in creating “a relationship to the place through action”. In other words, it is the architectural context of the exhibition space (such as structural details or the interior and exterior colours of the building, as well as the location and its integration within the wider environment) which informs her thinking and influences her specific approach. In most cases, her works entail inconspicuous interventions that either extend or contradict the characteristics of the space: fabric panels, brick ledges, tilted floor levels, hand-written murals, and sculptures fashioned from materials found on site. The title of her exhibition at Bremen’s GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Crawl out your window, references several key elements of Ne