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My education includes training in architecture, art, computer graphics, literary and film theory.  I also write critical essays and fiction. I have contributed essays to a number of contemporary art publications including Blasted Allegories, (MIT Press, 1987, edited by Brian Wallis) and Thinking about Exhibitions, (Routledge, 1996, edited by Greenberg, Ferguson, Nairne) and numerous magazines.  In 1991 the ICA, London, England published a collection of some of  my essays, Public Fantasy, edited by Iwona Blazwick.  Other publications include Projections: mise en abyme, essay by Brian Wallis and interview with Mark Wigley, Brian Wallis and me, Presentation House, Vancouver 1997, Frederick Kiesler Prize, Vienna 2000,  8th Cairo Biennale 2001, essay by Gary Sangster, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, The Study for the Mirror and Garden, Diputacion de Granada, Spain with essays by Jan Avgikos and Jean Fisher (2003).  body without limits, a major survey of my work, began at Domus Artrium 2002, Salamanca in 2008, traveled to the Berardo Museum, Lisbon in 2010 and is continuing to travel in 2017. The catalogue includes essays by Kate Linker and Helmut Draxler.

Since 1977 I have exhibited across the United States, most notably at Austrian Cultural Forum, NYC, MCA, San Diego (’15), Slought, Philadelphia (’14), PAMM, Miami (’13), CAMH, Houston, (’12), Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (’12), MOCA (’09,‘13) and CIFO, Miami (’09), Getty Museum, LA (’07), Queens Museum, Santa Monica Museum of Art, (‘06), ICA, Boston (’02,‘12), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, ('80), Whitney Museum, New York ('82, '87, '88, '89, '94, ’08, ‘09), Museum of Modern Art, New York ('80, '86, '87, '88, '96, ’00, ’09, ‘13), New Museum, New York, ('85, '86, '88, '89, '96, ‘04), PS 1, New York (2000), ICP, New York (’02), University Art Museum, Berkeley ('82, '89), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, ('89, '96, ‘11), Wexner Center, Columbus ('96, '98), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago ('97, ’07, ‘12), Renaissance Society, Chicago (’85, '92), Henry Art Gallery, Seattle ('97), Museum of Modern Art, Cleveland ('96) and the galleries Nicole Klagsbrun, NY, Rena Bransten, San Francisco and Rosamund Felsen, Los Angeles.  International exhibitions include, VOX, Montreal (’16), MUMOK, Vienna, (‘10, ’12, ‘15), Koln Kunstverien (‘10), Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (’09), L’Arc, Paris (‘07), Whitechapel, London (’06, ‘16), Frac Lorraine, Metz (’06), DA2, Salamanca, (’05, ’08, ‘10)), Cordaria, Lisbon, (’04), Secession, Vienna, (’03), Museum Jose Guerrero, Granada  (’03), ZKM, Karlsruhe (’02, ’03, ’04, ’10, ‘12), Moderna Museet, Stockholm (’02,’09), MACBA, Barcelona (’01,’09, ’10, ‘12), Generali Foundation, Vienna, (’01, ’13), National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (‘01), Tate Modern, London,(’00)  Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, (’00), Musee des Beaux Artes, Nantes (‘00), MOMA, Oxford, (’99), Boymans Museum, Rotterdam (’99), Le Fresnoy, Lille ( '99), Miro Foundation, Barcelona,(’98),  Witte de With, Rotterdam ( '98), Palazzo delle Exposizioni, Rome ('97), Cultural Center Belem, Lisbon ('94), Foundation Caja des Pensiones, Barcelona, ('94, '96, '97, ‘10), Madrid ('91), Mukha, Antwerp ('93), de Appel, Amsterdam ('84, '94), Kunsthal, Rotterdam,('93), Ferme La Buisson, Paris ('93), Foundation pour l'architecture, Brussels ('92), ICA , London ( '83, '91, ‘12), Hayward Gallery, London (' 91), Riverside Studios, London  ('87, '91), le Consortuim, Dijon ( '88, '90), and the galleries Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Pieroni Gallery, Rome, Luis Serpa, Lisbon, Hubert Winter, Vienna, and  Karin Sachs, Munich.  

My installations have also been included in other international exhibitions including dOCUMENTA 13, (’12), Sharjah Biennial, (’11), Whitney Biennale, NYC (‘87); INSITE (’97, ‘00/01), San Diego/Tijuana; ARTEC '93, Nagoya Biennale, Japan (’93); Rotterdam International Film Festival ('92, '99, ‘01); 22nd Sao Paolo Bienal (’94), Brazil; Sydney Biennale (’82); Berlin Biennale (’06); several Venice Biennale(s) of both Art/Architecture (’88, ’90, 00, 15); Carnegie International (’91), Pittsburgh; Queens International, (’06), NYC; Biennale de la Dance, Lyon, (’88, ’90), among many others.

My single channel videos have been screened at Festivals in Melbourne, Basel, Taormina, Rotterdam, New York, Chicago, Toronto, Berlin and San Francisco.  I have realized site-specific projects at Ars Santa Monica, Barcelona, (’12) Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC ('94), L’Unite, Firminy, France ( '93), L'Usine Fromage, Rouen ( '93), FRAC, Corse ('93), London Underground ('91), Cheese Market, Glasgow ('90), World Financial Center, New York ( '88), Times Square, New York ('85) as well as numerous exhibition designs including 'alt. youth media' for The New Museum, and  'a/drift' for Bard College, Annadale-on-the-Hudson, both in 1996.

Selected Grants and Awards

1978        LINE (book award)
1986        New York Foundation for the Arts, emerging forms fellowship
                 New York State Council on the Arts, video
                 Art Matters (project grant)
1989        Art Matters (project grant)
                 National Endowment for the Arts, artists fellowship
1990        New York Foundation for the arts, emerging forms fellowship
1996        Wexner Center for the Arts Residency in Video
1997        New York Foundation for the Arts, emerging forms fellowship
                 Friedrich Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts
                 Best Pavilion/Audience Award, 8th Cairo Biennale, Cairo
                 Anonymous was a woman
2005        New York State Council on the Arts, film/video
                 UCLA  Arts Council Chair, Los Angeles
                 CAVS Senior Fellow, MIT, Boston
2006        Daniel Langlois Foundation Project Grant
2011        John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
2015        Film Video Umbrella, London Project Grant

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