American & British, Vogl works internationally. She makes social sculpture and installations that are engaging with site and colourfully form community. Vogl adopted the term Social Sculpture, defined by artist Joseph Beuys coined 60 years ago, to define her relational art. Vogl’s approach invites the public to take action, not necessarily a creative one, and the individual actions gradually build a collective work or data set that contributes to a visual product and catalyst for socializing. Public commissions include work themed on Death (at Bristol Cemetery) Freedom and Immigration (Boston Common, USA) and recently Epigenetics (with the London Medical Research Council). Her work primarily focused on lifestyle and what things do we, as humans, share and what makes us distinct.
Commissioned by New York Parks and Recreation/Brooklyn Arts Council, Tate, ITV, Facebook, Hull 2017 City of Culture, Fairfax Arts Council, Krakow Arts Council, Chinese International School, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Artlink Hull, Mayor Of London, Wellcome Trust Neuroimaging Centre, and most recently Reher Center for Immigrant History and Culture in Kingston NY. She has won the Aesthetica Art Prize(2011) Catlin Art Prize (2012) and her art has been recognised as best public art by the American for the Arts Public Art Yearn in Review (2012, 2016 and 2019). She is a member of the Royal Society of Sculptors, has done a TedX, and founding member of London Brain Project. All her works aim to represent the individual that participate as well as the collective, as beautiful installation that fosters a greater conversation and contribute to community and well being.
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