American Artist (b. 1989, Pasadena, California) makes thought experiments that mine the history of technology, race, and knowledge production, beginning with their legal name change in 2013. Their artwork primarily takes the form of sculpture, software, and video. Artist is a 2022 Creative Capital and United States Artists grantee, and a 2021 LACMA Art + Technology Lab recipient. They are a former resident of Smack Mellon, Red Bull Arts Detroit, Abrons Art Center, Recess, EYEBEAM, Pioneer Works, and Whitney Independent Study Program. Their exhibition record includes shows at The Whitney Museum of American Art, MoMA PS1, and The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland; and Nam June Paik Center, Seoul. Their work has been featured in the New York Times, Cultured, Artforum, and Art in America. Artist is a co-director of the School for Poetic Computation and a full-time faculty member at Yale University.
Seating is at 12:30 pm. A livestream broadcast of the lecture will be available here.
A limited number of tickets (limit two per person) will be available for purchase ($5) from 10 am until 5 pm the day before the program online. Free admission tickets (limit two per person) are available at the Modern’s information desk beginning at 10 am on the day of the program.
Dates & Times
- Saturday, April 8, 2023 @ 1:00 pm 2023-04-08 13:00:00 2023-04-08 16:00:00 America/Chicago Special Program with Morehshin Allahyari and American Artist //artandseek.org/calendar/event/116445/special-program-with-morehshin-allahyari-and-american-artist Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell Street, Fort Worth, TX, 76107