Elizabeth Hatz is a practicing architect, art curator and academic, sharing her time between practice, research and teaching positions in Limerick and Stockholm.
As project architect at Berg Architects, she designed the Kodak Head Quarters outside Gothenburg, the ground buildings of Stockholm Globe Arena and a number of industrial buildings for Nobel Industries/AKSO-Nobel in Stockholm.
She curated ev+a 2010, one of Ireland’s leading art events with 59 artists and 11 venues and as head of SAR (Swedish Association of Architects) in 93-94 she co-founded Fargfabriken, the renowned centre for art and architecture in Stockholm - creating new ways of operating in the city, through art and architecture. She has worked extensively in project organisation, project assessments and leadership, and has been consulted by developers like Sean Dunne and Grattan Property. She was on the Prize Jury for the Kasper Sahlin Prize and is currently on the jury for Falu Rödfärg Prize.
She was on the board of Eva Bonnier Art Fund, for buying and commissioning art for public space in Stockholm and she has been a member of the Royal Academy of Agriculture and Forestry of Sweden since 2004. She has published extensively in Sweden, UK, Italy and Ireland.
Elizabeth will talk about the many strands of her professional career and the benefits she reaps from her inter-disciplinary approach.