Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Artist-in-Residence: Nadja Marcin

//KIDS//, video-still, Blu-ray, 13.34 min, New York 2012

Nadja Verena Marcin is a German performance artist, based in New York City. Internationally recognized as one of today’s premiere New Genre artists, she focuses on human behavior, elemental emotions, and psychological responses linked to role-playing through video, performance and photography.

Love's Surrogates, live performance, 23.48 min, Elizabeth Foundation, New York 2010

Marcin received her MFA from Columbia University, New York. Her creations are exhibited in museums, art spaces/galleries and distinguished collections worldwide. Her work has been selected for grants, global biennials and film festivals, including: "KIDS", ZKM- Center for Art and Media, 2012; DAAD, New York, 2011;"German Photography Now", Jinsun Gallery, Seoul, 2011; “Qui Vive?” Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow MOMA, 2010; ARTWORKinternational, Inc. Grant, 2010; Salon/Screening, ICA Philadelphia, 2010; Uncontrollable Flesh, Berkley Art Museum, 2010; Short-Term Deviation, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, 2010; Kaunas Biennale, National Museum, 2009; Videonale 11 & 10, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, 2007/ 2005; Mediations Biennale, Poznan, 2008; Models of Self-Reflection, AZKM, Muenster, 2008; FIFA-Festival pour Film sur L’Art, Montreal, 2008; EJECT-Ex teresa arte actual, Mexico City; Fulbright Award, 2007; and Jumpnights, Ludwig Museum, Cologne, 2007.

As in sciencefiction, video-still, Blu-ray, 6.34 min, Berlin 2007

For more information, please visit the artist's homepage.

Singing in the rain, video-still, Blu-ray, 4.22 min, Los Angeles 2008

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