Asta Gröting's Biography
Asta Gröting is a German artist, born in 1961. She is a contemporary artist who works with time-based media and sculpture. She has exhibited in several international shows, including the Perspectives of a Collection Taking Stock and Looking Ahead exhibition at the Marta Herford in Herford, Germany, and the ThisPlay exhibition at ARTER – space for art in Istanbul, Turkey. Gröting’s work is based on ideas of temporality, the passing of time and its impact on the present. She creates installations and sculptures that explore the themes of memory, nostalgia and identity. Her work often involves the use of found objects, and she has said that she uses these objects to create a dialogue between the past and the present. Gröting has had solo shows in Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States. She has also been featured in group shows in the Netherlands, Spain, and Italy.