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  • Andrea Geyer

    Associate Professor of New Genres


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    Andrea Geyer


    Andrea Geyer is a multi-disciplinary artist un-sensing the construction and politics of time. With a particular focus on those who identify or at some point were identified as woman, her works use photography, performance, video, drawing and painting to activate the lingering potential of specific events, sites or biographies. In her work, she continuously tries to find new ways to materialize the entanglement of presence and absence in the face of ideologically motivated omissions. She believes that art should be a site to offer the possibility of re-orientation(s) towards a current moment. She lives and works in New York. To see most recent works go to www.andreageyer.info

    Her work has been shown at SFMOMA/ San Francisco, RedCat/Los Angeles; LACE/Los Angeles; Hessel Museum/Bard College; MoMA/New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art/New York; Apex Art/New York; Artist Space/New York; TATE Modern/London; Serpentine Gallery/London; Generali Foundation/ Vienna; Secession/ Vienna; Witte De White/Rotterdam; IASPIS/Stockholm; the Turin Biennale/Italy; Athens Biennale/Greece; and documenta12/Kassel. Public collections include: The Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Jewish Museum in New York; Pérez Art Museum, Miami; Jumex Foundation, Mexcio; Collection of the Federal Republic of Germany; She is resprensented by Hales Gallery, New York/London and Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne. 

    Professional Affiliation

    Vera List Center for Arts & Politics

    Recent Publications

    Shadows Nearby, edited by Thomas Zander, published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther und Franz König, Cologne , 96 pages. With texts by Thomas J. Lax and Ksenia Soboleva

    Dance in a Future with All Present, 2019, edited by Alhena Katsof, Karen Kelly, Barbara Schroeder. Published by Dancing Foxes Press / Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Oregon, 2019. Text by Thomas J. Lax, André Lepecki, Soyoung Yoon, Andrianna Campbell, Alhena Katsof, 140 pages

    Revolt, They Said, an artist publication, has been published multiple times, most recently by SFMOMA. A comprehensive catalogue was published in collaboration with Sharon Hayes by Kehrer Publisher, Nurnberg. Andrea Geyer has published two artist's books: Audrey Munson, The Queen of the Artists' Studios (Art In General/New York) and Spiral Lands / Chapter 1 (Koenig Books/London).

    Performances and Appearances



    under-woods. Hales Gallery, New York



    Shadows Nearby. Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne



    On this day. Hales Gallery, New York



    When We, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

    Truly Spun Never, Hales Gallery Project Space, New York, NY

    Collective Weave, Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca, NY

    If I told Her, Hales Gallery, London

    Feeding the Ghosts, Parque Galeria, Mexico City, Mexico



    To Those Who Have Eyes to See, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA.

    Gezeiten/Tides, Studiengalerie 1.357, Goethe Universität Frankfurt a. M., Frankfurt, Germany.



    Truly Spun Never, Parque Galería, Mexico City, Mexico.

    Travels on Slender Thread, The New Foundation, Seattle, WA.



    Time Fold, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany

    It's Time, She Said, Installation. Commissioned for the Opening of the new Whitney Museum, New York, NY.

    Revolt, They Said. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.

    Insistence, as part of the series "Contesting Terrain", Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.




    European Trails. H2 – Zentrum für Gegenwartskunst im Glaspalast, Augsburg, Germany             

    disorienting plans. Aronson Gallery, The New School, New York



    in between, ours. Hales Gallery, New York, NY

    New Time: Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century. Berkley Art Museum, Berkley, CA.

    Kindred Solidarities: Queer Community and Chosen Families.     Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, New York.  



    My Body My Rules. Pérez Art Museum Miami, FL.

    Books. Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany.



    the rest of history. Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA.

    Where Oceans Meet. Miami Dade College Museum, Miami, FL. 

    Overflow. The Galletin Galleries, NYU, New York, NY.

    Resist: be modern (again). John Hansard Gallery, Southampton University, England.


    Podría Ser (Una Flecha): Una Lectura De La Colección Jumex. Jumex Foundation, Mexico City, Mexico.

    Power Ts 2018, Pierogi, New York.




    Cast of Characters, Bureau of General Services – Queer Division, New York.



    Lack of Location is my Location. Clinton&Koenig Gallery, New York. 

    Anger Management, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.

    Natural Histories: Traces of the Political, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria.

    How Long Is Now?,  KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany.

    VOICE=SURVIVAL, The 8th Floor, New York, NY.

    Photo Kinetics, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria.

    Past is Not Post, Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art, Oldenburg, Germany.



    Critical Aesthetics: The First 10 Years, University Art Gallery, Claire Trevor School of Fine Arts, Irvine, CA.

    Everything Happens Somewhere – Landschaftsstrategien, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany.

    Kunst-Musik-Tanz, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria.

    Time / Image, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL.

    Emphasis Repeats*, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY.


    Kunst-Musik-Tanz, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria.

    Emphasis Repeats, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY.

    Rewriting Histories, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, Denmark.

    Time / Image, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX. 

    Inaugural Exhibition. Parque Galeria, Mexico City, Mexico.        

    Sebald Variations, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.            

    Dancing Foxes Press Benefit Exhibition. Bridget Donahue Gallery, New York, NY.             

    West Space Journal Release. Melbourne Art Book Fair, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.


    Research Interests

    Contemporary Art, Feminism, Queer Theory, the Archive, Post-Colonial Theory, Photography, Performance/Dance, Video, Installation

    Awards And Honors

    Creative Time Global Residency

    Museum of Modern Arts Research Fellowship

    Art Matters, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Fellowship

    Vera List Center for Arts and Politics Fellow

    New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist Fellowship



    Future Courses

    Core Studio: Senior Thesis
    PUFA 4300, Fall 2024

    Graduate Core: Group Critique
    PGFA 5050, Fall 2024

    Professional Practice 1
    PGFA 5127, Fall 2024

    Thesis Exhibition
    PGFA 5146, Spring 2025

    Visiting Artist Lecture Series
    PGFA 5020, Fall 2024

    Past Courses

    Professional Practice 1
    PGFA 5127, Fall 2023

    Visiting Artist Lecture Series
    PUFA 4033, Fall 2023

    Visiting Artist Lecture Series
    PGFA 5020, Spring 2024

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