A.K. Burns will speak about an ongoing video installation project called ‘Negative Space’ as well as related video and image-based works.
A.K. Burns is an interdisciplinary artist and educator based in New York. Using video, installation, sculpture, drawing, writing and collaboration Burns queries notions of value as they are embodied at the nexus of language and materiality. Burns has exhibited internationally with works acquired by public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, NY; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; and the Julia Stoschek Collection, Germany. Burns is a 2021 Guggenheim Fellow, a 2018 NYSCA/NYFA Fellow in Interdisciplinary Art, a 2016 Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University and a 2015 Creative Capital Foundation Visual Arts Award recipient. A frequent collaborator, Burns was a founding member of artists activist group W.A.G.E (Working Artists in the Greater Economy). Burns is represented by Michel Rein Gallery, Paris/Brussels; and Video Data Bank, Chicago. A.K. Burns is currently a Distinguished Lecturer at Hunter College, Department of Art & Art History and serves as faculty in the Bard MFA Program.
Tuesday, October 5 at 5:30pmVirtual Event