Katy Beinart is London-based artist working in installation, public art and performance.
She trained as an architect and is currently doing a PhD by Design at the Bartlett, University College London.
For further information on her PhD research project see the Salted Earth page.
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. Further details will be posted soon!
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.
Artists Talk: Katy & Rebecca Beinart were be in conversation with Lee Hale from Winterbourne gardens at the Library. 6-8pm.
Learning from Neighbourhoods was an event which Anchor & Magnet co-produced with the Academy of Urbanism and Lambeth Council on 22nd October 2013, 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.
Questions of Home: Histories on Film panel discussion, 26th June at Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth. Katy Beinart, Bridget Baker and Patti Gaal-Holmes discussed projects drawing on archives and family history, as part of Gaal-Holmes exhibition 'Questions of Home'. link
Katy presented a talk and A Game of Dominoes at Re-Contested Sites/Sights, at Chelsea College of Art, on 8th May 2013.
Image shown above: Saltworks, installation at Plataforma Revolver, Lisbon, September-October 2013. Katy Beinart 2013.