Aurora Reinhard Bio

Aurora Reinhard (b. 1975, lives and works in Helsinki) is known for her controversial work exploring the tensions and structures of contemporary society – in particular our obsessive representations of gender and female sexuality. Reinhard works with video, photography and multidimensional, hyper realistic objects fetishizing the everyday. Reinhard holds MFA from the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki. Her works are internationally exhibited and renowned, most recently at the Verführung Freiheit/Desire For Freedom Art in Europe since 1945 at Palazzo Reale, Milan and the German Historical Museum, Berlin. Reinhard’s works have been in exhibitions at the Shedhalle, Zürich; Fridericianum, Kassel; Ludwig Museum, Cologne and Platform Garanti, Istanbul. Her experimental documentary Boygirl (2002) won the International media art award from ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany.

Photo: Mark Maher

Photo: Mark Maher

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