Katy Beinart is an artist who works mainly with installation, public art and performance. For more information about her practice and background, see About or the CV & Contact page.
This website has an archive of past projects & works, some links to writing and a list below of (recent) past, present and future events, exhibitions, talks and publications.
Katy is currently completing a PhD by Design at the Bartlett, University College London, which brings together her interests in public art practices, urban regeneration, migration and heritage.
To find out more, see the Salted Earth page.
Current and forthcoming:
Adaptation by Katy & Rebecca Beinart is now installed at Winterbourne House, Birmingham, after being part of the new Library of Birmingham Discovery Season curated by Capsule.
Figure Ground have received funding to undertake a series of 'Public Art Road Trips' in 2014-5. First trip will be to the opening weekend of the Whitstable Biennale 2014, appearing as part of Whitstable Satellite. Look out for us there and watch out for further details..
Katy will be presenting a paper as part of the London Conference in Critical Thought 2014, at Goldsmiths, University of London, 27-28 June 2014
Becoming and disappearing: Between art, architecture and research: Part of the Practice Makes Perfect forum on practice-based research is now available online in the journal Arts and Humanities in Higher Education (SAGE)
Reading between the lines: artistic approaches to the family archive is forthcoming in the journal Jewish Culture and History (online April 2014, print June 2014)
Exhibitions, Projects and Performances:
'Goute Sel' was performed by Katy Beinart and Mabelle Williams at Decentering the Market and Other Tales of Progress: The 3rd Ghetto Biennale 2013 in Haiti in December 2013.
Saltworks was an Associated Project of the 3rd Lisbon Architecture Triennale, Close Closer. The project was supported by an Artists International Development Fund from Arts Council England. Katy exhibited new work at Plataforma Revolver from 26th Sept - 26th Oct 2013. For further details see the Salted Earth blog, and see new works on Axis by clicking the Axis link on this page.
Lambeth Treasures: work made as part of the Anchor and Magnet project was featured in this exhibition at the South Bank Centre, curated by the Building Exploratory, part of the Festival of Neighbourhood.
The Secret History of Plants featured work by Katy & Rebecca Beinart and Sunoj D at the South London Botanical Institute from 9th-23rd June. The artist's work responded to the history and collections of the SLBI and relationships between plants and people, through installation, sculpture, printed works and performance. See the Origination page for images of works.
Cities Methodologies 2013, hosted by UCL Urban Lab featured a display and interactive event about The Anchor and Magnet, a project in Brixton which explores local histories and connections to place, migration and identity.
Katy & Rebecca Beinart's work 'Offere' features in Feast Your Eyes: Food in Contemporary Art Practice, Curated selection by Susannah Worth, MA Critical Writing in Art & Design, Royal College of Art, London.
Stadtkolloquium, UCL, London (Jan 2014)
Artists in Conversation event, Library of Birmingham, Birmingham (Nov 2013)
Creative Time Summit response, Create London, White Building/Space Studios, London (Oct 2013)
Learning from Neighbourhoods, co-produced by Anchor & Magnet with the Academy of Urbanism and Lambeth Council to look at Brixton's future, and how it is possible to manage rapid change in urban areas. For further details see the Anchor & Magnet blog. (Oct 2013)
All that glitters...a conversation about the role of art and creativity in urban regeneration. With Barby Asante and Neville Gabie, organised by Rebecca Beinart with UP Projects, London (Sept 2013)
Image shown above: Saltworks, installation at Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, September-October 2013. Katy Beinart 2013.