In Residence:December 3, 2019 - December 20, 2019
Dawn Kasper is an interdisciplinary artist working across genres of performance, installation, sculpture, drawing, photography, video and sound. Her work often improvisational emerges out of a fascination with existentialism, subjects of vulnerability, desire, and the construction of meaning. In 2017, Kasper participated in the 57th Venice Biennale, Viva Arte Viva, curated by Christine Macel, with a 6-month durational performative installation in the Central Pavilion entitled “The Sun, The Moon, and The Stars” (2017). Select recent solo exhibitions include: Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR; Tang Museum, Skidmore College, NY; ADN Collection, Bolzano, Italy; CCS Bard College, NY; Issue Project Room, New York; and David Lewis. Select group exhibitions include: American Academy in Rome, Italy; The 2012 Whitney Biennial, curated by Elisabeth Sussman and Jay Sanders, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Pacific Standard Time Public and Performance Art, Los Angeles, CA; Public Art Fund, Art Basel Miami Beach, FL; The Migros Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, among others. Kasper is represented by David Lewis in New York, and has work included in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; ADN Collection, Bolzano, Italy; and Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon.
Dawn Kasper is a 2019 Inga Maren Otto Fellow at The Watermill Center.