'Let's Hang Out'. Carpet tiles, vinyl, Velcro. Julia Vogl. Photo ©2012 Peter Hope

Julia Vogl wins the Catlin Art Prize 2012

Huge congratulations to Julia Vogl who has been selected as this year’s winner of the Catlin Art Prize. Let’s Hang Out invites visitors to create a communal area by selecting coloured carpet titles that correspond with Julia’s pastime suggestions. A colour is designated to each activity (“Call Mum”, “Tweet” and so on). The work evolves throughout the duration of the exhibition while encouraging visitors to interact – and hang out.

Aesthetica has been following Julia Vogl’s work since she won the Aesthetica Creative Works Competition in 2011. Following her success in the competition, we spoke to the artist about her work and the idea of social practices in art. Click this link to read the full interview.

The Catlin Art Prize 2012, Londonewcastle Project Space, 03/05/2012 – 25/05/2012, 28 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London, E2 7DP. www.londonewcastle.com

Credit: Julia Vogl Let’s Hang Out (2012)
Photography: Peter Hope

Could you be the next Julia Vogl?

The Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. Previous finalists include Marcus Jansen, a leading modern expressionist who joins a legacy of artists featuring in Absolut Vodka’s artistic campaigns and Bernat Millet, also shortlisted for National Portrait Gallery’s Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. To find out more about how to enter see: www.aestheticamagazine.com/artprize

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