Part-Time Associate Teaching Professor
MA, Video Art and Performance, New York University
Lauren Petty is a digital media artist working collaboratively with interdisciplinary artist Shaun Irons. Together, they have created multi-disciplinary performances, multiple-screen media installations, single-channel works, documentaries and interactive video scores for live performance. Their work has been exhibited in diverse locations in New York and internationally including BAM’s Next Wave Festival (in collaboration with Phantom Limb Company), the Abrons Arts Center, Anthology Film Archives, and the Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM. Petty and Irons have received numerous awards in support of their work including two NYFA Fellowships, multiple grants from the NEA, NYSCA, Jerome Foundation, Greenwall Foundation, Experimental TV Center, and the Asian Cultural Council, and residencies from MacDowell, Yaddo, Harvestworks, LMCC and the Tokyo Wonder Site. Their video design work has been seen at venues such as St. Ann’s Warehouse, The Public Theater, HERE, PS 122, the Pompidou Center, Holland Dance Festival, the Venice Biennale, and BAM. Petty is a lecturer at The International Center of Photography and Pratt Institute and teaches Projection Design at Sarah Lawrence College.
www.laurenpetty.org, www.automaticrelease.org, www.vimeo.com/channels/ironspetty