Dara Birnbaum is a New York-based media and installation artist, whose work is among the most influential and innovative contributions to contemporary discourse on art and television, consistently exposing embedded ideologies within dominant culture. Birnbaum received a BA in painting from SFAI in 1973, has since shown extensively internationally, including the inaugural exhibition America is Hard to See (2015) at the new Whitney Museum of American Art and Cut to Swipe (2014) at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Image Credit: Dara Birnbaum, Erwartung/Expenctancy, 2001. Video project, duraclear photo print, four suspended Plexiglas panels; 8 x 4 x 1’ 11:28 min. sex video. Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery
About the Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series
The Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series (VAS) provides a public forum for engagement and dialogue with major figures in international contemporary art and culture. Through lectures, screenings, and performances, the series creates intimate connections between SFAI, artists, and the public.
VAS SOCIAL HOUR
Join the SFAI community for informal social gatherings prior to each VAS lecture.
SFAI Café | 6-7 PM