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  • Lauren Petty

    Part-Time Faculty

    Email
    pettyl@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Lauren Petty

    Profile

    Lauren Petty is a multi-platform artist who makes interdisciplinary performances, multi-channel installations, experimental films, documentaries and interactive video scores to accompany live performance. She regularly works with artist Shaun Irons under the name AutomaticRelease. Lauren and Shaun's  hybrid work has been exhibited in diverse locations in New York and internationally including BAM’s Next Wave Festival, The Brooklyn Museum, Anthology Film Archives, REDCAT (Los Angeles), and the Museo Nacional (Havana, Cuba). They have received numerous awards including two NYFA Fellowships, multiple grants from the NEA, NYSCA, Jerome Foundation, Greenwall Foundation, Experimental Television Center, the Asian Cultural Council, Bel Geddes Design Fund and the Mertz Gilmore Foundation as well as creative residencies from MacDowell, Yaddo, LMCC, Harvestworks, Signal Culture, Bogliasco Foundation, the Camargo Foundation, and the Tokyo Wonder Site. Lauren was a 2020 recepient of an NYC Women's Fund for Media, Music and Theater for her upcoming project All Over Everywhere.

     

    Lauren received an MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design, an MA in Media Art and Performance from New York University and a BA in Art History from Northwestern. She is an Associate Teaching Professor at The New School/Parsons, Adjunct Faculty at New York University in the Integrated Digital Media Program and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Brooklyn College in the Film, Radio and TV Department.


    Degrees Held

    MFA Design & Technology, Parsons

    MA Media Art & Performance, NYU

    BA Art History, Northwestern University


    Research Interests

    media and performance, visual perception, installation, projection design


    Awards And Honors

    NYC Women's Fund for Media, Music and Theater (2020)

    Yaddo Residency Fellowship (2002, 2006, 2019)

    MacDowell Residency Fellowship (2007, 2017)

    Bogliasco Residency Fellowship (2014)

    National Endowment for the Arts (2005)

    NYFA Artists Fellowship in Video (2002, 2006)

    New York State Council on the Arts Grants (2014, 2012, 209, 2005)

    The Greenwall Foundation (2009, 2007, 2004)

    Jerome Foundation (2004, 2007)

     


    Portfolio

    automaticrelease.org

    laurenpetty.org


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