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Thea Djordjadze

Foksal Gallery Foundation

Thea Djordjadze, a Berlin-based Georgian artist, is a former student of Rosemarie Trockel at the Kunstakademie Du_sseldorf. From 1999 until 2003, she was part of hobbypopMUSEUM, a collective known for combining different media and artistic strategies. Djordjadze recently stepped forward as a sculptor before a wider audience, with the works Deaf and Dumb Universe and Fold B (Large), both created in 2008 and shown at the Fifth Berlin Biennale. She continues to explore sculpture and installation in three exhibitions this year: the solo show “Capital Letter” at the Foksal Gallery Foundation, and group shows at the Hayward Gallery in London and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. “Capital Letter” offered mostly new pieces in an original installation; the eponymous capitalization is unknown in Djordjadze’s mother tongue, which has a unicameral alphabet. She proceeds to analyze the capital both as a

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