Jennifer Bolande - Area Head

Jennifer Bolande has exhibited widely both nationally and internationally with solo exhibitions at Alexander and Bonin Gallery in New York; Fotohof Gallery, Salzburg, Austria; PS1, New York; Metro Pictures Gallery, New York; Kunstraum, Munich; Kunsthalle Palazzo, Basel; Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles; Gallerie Nordanstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm; Urbi & Orbi Gallery, Paris; Galerie 121, Antwerp; Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne; and Nature Morte Gallery, New York. Recent group exhibitions include Influence, Anxiety and Gratitude, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA; Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; The Photogenic, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; A Celebration of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Private Investigations, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, BC; Big Nothing, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany; Insites, Whitney Museum of American Art; Trippy World, Baron/Boisanté Gallery, New York; The Anagrammatical Body, Kunsthaus Muerz, Muerzzuschlag, Austria; Deep Storage, Haus der Kunst, Munich; Nationalgalerie, Berlin; Kunstmuseum, Düsseldorf; PS1, New York; Just Past, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Consortium, Dijon, France; The Readymade Boomerang, Eighth Biennale of Sydney, Australia; Status of Sculpture, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; L’Espace Lyonnais d’Art Contemporain, Lyon; Lowen-Palais, Berlin; and Viewpoints Towards the 90s: Bolande, Kelley, Miller, Seibu Contemporary Art Gallery, Japan. Bolande has been awarded fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Tesuque Foundation, and the Canadian Council on the Arts. BFA, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.

Appliance House
Topology House and Globe Sighting

Andrea Fraser - Professor

Andrea Fraser’s work has been identified with performance, video, context art, and institutional critique. Major projects include installations for the Berkeley Art Museum (1992); the Kunstverein Munich (1993); the Venice Biennale (Austrian Pavilion, 1993); the Whitney Biennial (1993); the Generali Foundation, Vienna (1995); the Kunsthalle Bern (1998); the Sprengel Museum Hannover (1998); and the Bienal de São Paulo (1998). She has created performances for the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (1986); the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1989); the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford (1991); inSITE, San Diego/Tijuana (1997); and the MICA Foundation, New York (2001). She has also performed solo work at the Whitechapel, London; the Dia Art Foundation, New York; the Museum of Modern Art, Vienna; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, among other venues. A survey of her video work was presented by the Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, in 2002. In 2003, the Kunstverein in Hamburg organized the retrospective Andrea Fraser: Works 1984-2003. Her essays and performance scripts have appeared in Art in America, Afterimage, October, Texte zur Kunst, Social Text, Critical Quarterly, Documents, Artforum, and Grey Room. Museum Highlights: The Writings of Andrea Fraser, was released by MIT Press in 2005. Fraser was a founding member of the feminist performance group, The V-Girls (1986-1996); the project-based artist initiative Parasite (1997-1998); and the cooperative art gallery Orchard (2005-2008). She was also co-organizer of Services, a “working-group exhibition” that toured to seven venues in Europe and the United States between 1994 and 2001. Fraser has received grants from Art Matters, Inc., the Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Museum Highlights: A Gallery Talk
Official Welcome

Mario Ybarra - Visiting Faculty

Slanguage Art Collective
Whitney Biennial 2008
Art Institute of Chicago

Stephen G Rhodes - Visiting Faculty

Vilma Gold
Saatchi Gallery
Misako and Rosen

Julie Orser - Lab Supervisor

Julie Orser was born in Chicago in 1974. She received her M.F.A. in Studio Art from California Institute of the Arts and a B.F.A. in Photography at Pacific Northwest College of Art. Julie currently lives in Los Angeles where she is the New Genres Lab Supervisor in the Department of Art at UCLA. Her videos, photography, and multi-channel installations have exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art (New York), Changing Role Gallery (Rome), Rosamund Felsen Gallery (Los Angeles), Il Magazzino d'Arte Moderna (Rome), Royal College of Art (London), Kunstraum Innsbruck (Austria), The Loop Gallery (Seoul), Sala Rekalde (Bilbao, Spain), REDCAT (Los Angeles), Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (Omaha), The Armory Northwest (Pasadena), Philip Feldman Gallery (Portland), Cheekwood Museum of Art (Nashville), Glendale Art Gallery, Cal State Long Beach, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Saison Vidéo (France), Ann Arbor Film Festival, PDX Film Festival, Dallas Video Festival, San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, and the Big Muddy Film Festival. In 2006 Julie co-founded ART OFFICE for Film & Video to connect, curate, share and show artists working in time-based media.

Art Office
Occurrence At Lookout Rock
The Garden
Bit Parts

Helga Fassonaki - Administrative Specialist

Helga Fassonaki floats within and between the worlds of music and art. There is considerable aesthetic spillage between her installations (that contain physical or referential elements of sound) and her music (which is a psychedelic deconstruction of the raw sonic materials of rock music). With the forward motion of ecstatic jazz and the drugged stasis of NYC loft minimalism circa ’66, she performs in Metal Rouge (her band with Andrew Scott) and as yek koo (solo). Fassonaki received her M.F.A. in Intermedia and Sound Art at Elam School of Fine Art in Auckland, New Zealand and her B.F.A. at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she co-founded Emerald Cocoon, an independent record label focusing on experimentally made music. Fassonaki has exhibited, performed, and toured in New Zealand, Australia, Germany, France and the US. In Metal Rouge she recently played at the On Land Festival in San Francisco and released a 5Cdr Box set, 'Ephemeroptera 01 - 05'. A recent CD/DVD documenting S3D Ear and Eye Festival in Auckland, NZ was released which includes footage of yek koo in performance, solo and with other artists.

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s3d Ear and Eye Festival
Metal Rouge Interview


Patty Chang

Original Website
Arratia, Beer Gallery
Mary Boone Gallery

Harry Dodge

Elizabeth Dee Gallery
Frieze Article

Nance Klehm

Arthur Magazine
Area Chicago - Interview

Euan MacDonald

Darren Knight Gallery
Frieze Article
Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie

Jeffrey Vallance

Jeffrey on Letterman
Jeffrey on Japanese: Video Voice
Jeffrey on MTV

Erika Vogt


Stanya Kahn

New York Times Article
Electronic Arts Intermix

Jacob Melchi

I-20 Gallery
another year in LA

Alix Pearlstein

Electronic Arts Intermix
MIT List Visual Art Center
Lumen Eclipse

Kirsten Stoltmann

Donald Young Gallery
Guild & Greyshkul
Kathryn Brennan Gallery

Chris Wilder

Kim Light Gallery
Frieze Article