Michele Beck | The New School for Public Engagement
  • Faculty

    Michele Beck

    MFA, Parsons School of Design

    Michele Beck is a visual artist who creates inter-disciplinary performances, multiple-screen video installations, single-channel works, documentaries and live performances. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally at venues including: The ICA in London, The University of Texas Museum, Galerie Chez Valentin in Paris, The Bronx Museum, The Queens Museum, PS122, Elizabeth Foundation, Gallery Korea and the Kassler Dokumentarfilm und Videofest in Kasel, Germany. She is a recipient of grants from LMCC, NYSC and NYFA as well as multiple residencies at Yaddo.  She is a lecturer at The International Center of Photography.

    Courses Taught

    Digital Video Production; Documentary Production Workshop; Issues in Digital Culture; Screen Toolkit

    Research Interests

    Non-traditional storytelling techniques
    New technologies in media production
    Speech and the human body as tools for social interaction

    Recent Presentations/Exhibits

    Passage , multiple-screen video and sound installation, ISE Cultural Foundation

    I Am Sitting , multi-media performance; Dixon Place

    STATIC  multi-media performance; St. Mark’s Church

    Cave, multiple-channel video installation with sculptural objects, Babayan Cultural House, Turkey

    Randall’s Tunnel , video/audio installation and sculptural objects, HERE Arts Center

    Endoskeleton , multi-media performance, live video/sound processing, PERFORMA

    Awards and Honors

    National Endowment for the Arts Grant: Special Opportunity Stipend
    New York State Council on the Arts, Residency Grant in Film and Electronic Media
    Detroit International Film Festival, Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI-  “Best of Show”
    Yaddo Residency Fellowship
    Babayan Cultural Foundation, Turkey, Travel and Study Fellowship