Sheila Pepe and Carrie Moyer in Conversation With Yasi Alipour
Video (1:46:45): The New Social Environments provide a place to have vibrant conversations in a time of great physical distancing. In #81 Sheila Pepe and Carrie Moyer are in Conversation With Yasi Alipour (June 2020).
Biographies of the queer women artists (as in the description of the video):
is an artist and writer. Her work has been exhibited widely, in both the US and Europe. Museums shows include the 2017 Whitney Biennial, and a traveling survey, Carrie Moyer: Pirate Jenny, that originated at the Tang Museum in 2013. Moyer has received awards from the Guggenheim and Joan Mitchell Foundations, Anonymous Was a Woman, and Creative Capital among others. With photographer Sue Schaffner, she co-founded one of the first lesbian public art projects, Dyke Action Machine!, which was active in New York City between 1991-2008. Moyer’s writing has appeared anthologies and periodicals such as Art in America, Brooklyn Rail, Artforum, Modern Painters and others. Moyer is a Professor in the Art and Art History Department where she is the Director of the Graduate Program. Moyer is represented by DC Moore Gallery.
(b. 1959, Morristown, NJ) has longstanding connections to New England. She earned a BFA in Ceramics from Massachusetts College of Art + Design, Boston, and an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University. She was a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, from 1997-1998. Pepe has also held teaching positions at many area institutions, including Rhode Island School of Design, Brandeis University, and Williams College. In 2015, Pepe was honored with a Distinguished Alumni Award from Massachusetts College of Art + Design. She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
(Columbia University, MFA 2018) is an Iranian artist/writer/folder who currently lives in Brooklyn and wonders about paper, politics, and performance. She is a teacher at Columbia University and SVA and is currently a resident at the Sharpe Walentas Studio program.
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