Part-time Assistant Professor
Ernesto Klar is a New York based artist and faculty member at Parsons The New School for Design and The New School for Film and Media Studies. His works have been included in recent exhibitions at Zentrum für Internationale Lichtkunst in Unna, Germany; La Gaite Lyrique in Paris, France; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo in Santiago, Chile; FILE Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Sala Mendoza in Caracas, Venezuela; and Microwave Festival in Hong Kong. In 2015, he will have a solo exhibition at Postmasters Gallery in New York City. His awards include the first prize of the FILE Prix Lux in the Interactive Arts category, the Artist Fellowship in Digital/Electronic Arts from the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Individual Artist Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, among others. Recent participation at art residencies include FAAP in Sao Paulo, Brazil; WAA in Mumbai, India; Maumau in Istanbul, Turkey; and HKAC in Hong Kong. Klar holds an MFA from Parsons The New School for Design, and a BMD from Berklee College of Music.
installation art, new genres, spatial design studies, theory, transdisciplinary design
Visual Music Studio