Artist Talk: Steffani Jemison

Mikrokosmos by Steffani Jemison and Justin Hicks. Commissioned by the festival steirischer Herbst. First performance September 2016, Neue Galerie, Graz, AT.
Mikrokosmos by Steffani Jemison and Justin Hicks. Commissioned by the festival steirischer Herbst. First performance September 2016, Neue Galerie, Graz, AT.

Ahead of her performance commission, Steffani Jemison presents her work in the form of a listening session through works and music created from 2007 to the present.

The Performance Commissions are foundered by Arts Council England’s Catalyst Fund.

Steffani Jemison - Steffani Jemison uses time-based, photographic, and discursive platforms to examine "progress" and its alternatives. Jemison’s work has been presented in solo and collaborative exhibitions and performances at Mass MoCA, the Museum of Modern Art, the RISD Museum, LAXART, the New Museum, Triple Canopy, and the festival steirischer herbst. Other presentations include the Brooklyn Museum, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Gene Siskel Film Center, the Whitney Museum, the Drawing Center, and Sprueth Magers. Her work is in the public collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Whitney Museum, and the Kadist Foundation. She is currently preparing video and performance commissions for the Jeu de Paume, CAPC Bordeaux, and Western Front.

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