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Gender, Bodies, and Machines: Susan Steinberg and Heidi Kumao On Form — Co-presented with Yaddo


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Thursday, 7:00 pm October 24, 2019

An exploration into connections between visual art and fiction for a cross-disciplinary discussion focusing on Susan Steinberg’s novel Machine and Heidi Kumao’s installation work. Co-presented with Yaddo.

Kumao Art 2 - Carla Cain-Walther
  • Author Photo - Susan Steinberg by Noah Doely - Carla Cain-Walther

    Susan Steinberg

    Susan Steinberg

    Susan Steinberg is the author of Spectacle, Hydroplane, and The End of Free Love. She is the recipient of a United States Artists Fellowship, a National Magazine Award, and a Pushcart Prize. She teaches at the University of San Francisco.

  • Photo - Heidi Kumao-5746 - Carla Cain-Walther

    Heidi Kumao

    Heidi Kumao

    Heidi Kumao is an interdisciplinary artist who creates videos, animations, machine art, and installations to explore ordinary social interactions and their psychological undercurrents. These works range in media from robotic girl’s legs and wearable electronics to video sculpture and experimental film.
    Her hybrid film, Swallowed Whole, about breaking her back, screened in over 25 film international film festivals and was awarded “Best Experimental Film” at the Female Eye and Humboldt International Film Festivals in 2015. She has received fellowships from the Creative Capital Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She is a professor at the Stamps School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan.

  • Yaddo is a residency program in Saratoga Springs, New York that nurtures the creative process by providing an opportunity for artists to work without interruption in a supportive environment. Yaddo offers residencies to artists from all nations and backgrounds working in the fields of dance, film, literature, musical composition, visual art, performance, and video. Collectively, their work has touched millions of lives.

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