In my practice I consider spaces of inversion and slippage through languages of drawing, using processes of material improvisation and manipulation.  I am interested in the idea of an art practice as an embodiment of everyday philosophical thinking that occurs as a result of our experience of being in the world. 

 

News

My work Where you thought you'd be has been selected as a finalist in the Wallace Art Awards, 2 Sep - 9 Nov 2014 http://tsbbankwallaceartscentre.org.nz/exhibitions/23rd-annual-wallace-art-awards/

 

My work Making sense of sense has been selected as a finalist in the National Contemporary Art Award, 9 Aug - 9 Nov . http://waikatomuseum.co.nz/exhibitions-and-events/view/2145882471/2014-national-contemporary-art-award-

 

I am excited to have relocated to Glasgow as of September 2014 to complete an MFA at Glasgow School of Art.  

 

My work Draw a Line Somewhere was shortlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize Apr - Jun 2014

http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/blog/aesthetica-art-prize-call-entries-countdown-finalist-elke-finkenauer/

Elke Finkenauer is a multi-disciplinary artist of New Zealand/German descent, living and working in Glasgow, United Kingdom and Auckland, New Zealand.

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