A.K. Burns

Biography


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Born in 1975 in Capitola (USA). Lives and works in Brooklyn (USA).


A.K. Burns is an interdisciplinary artist who considers the body as a contentious domain wherein issues of gender, labor, ecology and sexuality are covered. Working to agitate these systems of value, Burns uses video, installation, sculpture, drawing and collaboration.


A.K. Burns’ work has been exhibited at New Museum (New York), Tate Modern (London), Museum of Modern Art (New York), Sculpture Center (New York), Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles), Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (Portland), Human Resources (Los Angeles). Burns was a 2016-17 Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University and a recipient of a 2015 Creative Capital Foundation Visual Arts Award.


Her work is part of prestigious collections as Kadist Foundation (San Francisco), Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection - MoMA (New York), Film & Video Archive - MoMA (New York), Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angles), Museum of Modern Art Library (New York), among others.

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Paris L.A.

A. K. Burns

February 2018

The New York Times

A. K. Burns

September 2017

Dazed

A. K. Burns

September 2017

Le Beau Vice

A. K. Burns

May 2017

Artforum

A. K. Burns

May 2017

frieze

A. K. Burns

April 2017

The Art Newspaper

A. K. Burns

April 2017

Artforum

A. K. Burns

March 2017

The Highlighter

A. K. Burns

January 2017

Artspace

A. K. Burns

January 2017

Artforum

A. K. Burns

September 2016

Mousse

A. K. Burns

April 2016

The Brooklyn Rail

A. K. Burns

February 2016

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