Sondra Perry Lecture

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
5:30 pm
S151

Sondra Perry holds an MFA from Columbia University and currently lives and works in Houston, Texas. Her solo-exhibition, Resident Evil, a large multimedia installation, was on display at The Kitchen, NY in 2016 and received critical acclaim. Sam Korman wrote in Art in America that Perry elucidates “the role of digital technology in the formation of African-American identity.” Perry’s work has also been featured in the 2015 Greater New York exhibition at MoMA PS1, NY, and a solo show at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles opened in 2017 titled OPEN WINDOW: Sondra Perry, netherrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr 1.0.3. Perry’s studio practice resides in the video realm and focuses on her own black identity, using herself in video montages as a representative form of black women. Her work explores expanded meaning in technology, black family history, heritage, and femininity.

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