PLASMA: Sondra Perry
May 1, 2017 @ 2:30 pm– 4:30 pm EDT
Sondra Perry. Ashes for Three Monitor Workstation. 2017
Monday, May 1
@ Center for the Arts, Room 112. SUNY Buffalo North Campus.
Free and open to the general public
On the occasion of the closing week of Sondra Perry’s exhibition flesh out at Squeaky Wheel, we are pleased co-present an artist talk by Sondra Perry for the University at Buffalo’s Department of Media Study’s PLASMA series in Media Art. Co-presented with UB’s (CAS) Dept. of Media Study and co-sponsored by UB Depts. of Art, English, Philosophy and Romance Languages & Literatures.
Sondra Perry was born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in 1986. Perry holds an MFA from Columbia University and a BFA from Alfred University. In 2015, the artist’s work appeared in the fourth iteration of the Greater New York exhibition at MoMA/PS1. Other exhibitions include Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, 2015; A Curious Blindness, Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, New York (2015); Of Present Bodies, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington VA (2014); and Young, Gifted, & Black: Transforming Visual Media, The Camera Club of New York (2012). Perry performed Sondra Perry & Associate Make Pancakes and Shame the Devil at the Artist’s Institute, New York, in 2015. The artist’s work has been screened at venues such as Les Voutes, Paris, France; Light Industry, New York; Video Art and Experimental Film Festival, Tribeca Cinemas, New York; Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Shenyang China; and LOOP Barcelona Media Arts Festival. Perry was a panelist at Black Artists on Social Media at the Brooklyn Museum, NY. Perry has participated in residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Vermont Studio Center, Ox-bow, and the Experimental Television Center. Perry is currently based in Houston, Texas as part of the artist-in-residence program CORE at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Performances, Lectures, and Screenings in Media Art (PLASMA) is a speakers series presented by the Department of Media Study and co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Department of Theater and Dance, the UB Technē Institute, and the UB Gender Institute. The series is open to the public and focuses on contemporary practices and discourses in media art and culture. For more info, click here.