On the closing weekend of Object Intimacies, Simone Kearney and Audra Wolowiec will give performative readings of recent texts.
Simone Kearney is a Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary artist. Recent exhibitions include Re: Art Show (Brooklyn, NY), La Mama Galleria (New York, NY), Annex Gallery (Fishers Island, NY), Art Omi International Art Center (Ghent, NY), and the Penthouse Gallery (Baltimore, MD). She has been an artist-in-residence at The Lighthouse Works, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, and The Edward F. Albee Foundation. She has given poetry readings and performances at the Queens Museum (Queens, NY), NADA (New York, NY), and St. Anne’s Warehouse (Brooklyn, NY). In 2014, she was awarded a NYFA Grant in Poetry, and her chapbook, My Ida, was published by Ugly Duckling Presse in 2017. She teaches at Parsons School for Design and Rutgers University.
Audra Wolowiec (b. 1979, Detroit, MI) is a New York based interdisciplinary artist whose work oscillates between sculpture, installation, text and performance with an emphasis on sound and the material qualities of language. Her work has been shown internationally and in the United States at MASS MoCA, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Art in General, Studio 10, The Poetry Project, and Center for Performance Research. Featured in BOMB, Modern Painters, The New York Times, The Brooklyn Rail, Sound American, and reductive journal. Residencies include Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Complex Systems Art and Physics Residency at the University of Oregon, supported by a National Science Foundation grant, and Dieu Donné. She currently teaches at Parsons School of Design and Dia:Beacon.