Tania Kovats will be talking about her latest work, The Space of Reading, which is being installed at the Weston Library in January, as well as her work and life as an artist.
After completing her MA at the Royal College of Art in 1990, Kovats won the Barclays Young Contemporaries award at the Serpentine Gallery in 1991. She has since exhibited her work internationally and in the UK, including at the Tate Liverpool, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, and V&A. Her work is present in many major collections as well existing as significant permanent public commissions. Recent exhibitions include Oceans at the Fruitmarket Gallery, Evaporation at the Museum of Science and Industry Manchester, Troubled Waters at the Phoenix Exeter, and Future Knowledge at Modern Art Oxford. She is currently Professor of Drawing at Bath Spa University.