EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS

cooltXchange weekend, cooltsalon, Sofia, London and Belgrade (screening EULOGY), May 14th and 15th.

MEDUSA, 2021 will be presented at CURRENTS 2021 new media festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The festival runs from June 18th to July 27th, 2021. This year’s festival will include online screening events

EULOGY, 2020 will be presented at the 19th Media Art Biennale WRO REVERSO in Wroclaw, Poland. The festival opens May 12th to 15th, 2021.

Leda and the Swan is included in EMERGENCY INDEX: AN ANNUAL DOCUMENT OF PERFORMANCE PRACTICE Vol. 9, edited by Zoe Guttenplan. EMERGENCY INDEX is an annual periodical documenting performance work, including performance directly for the camera.

Festival Instants Vidéo Numériques et Poétiques is in its 33rd year in Marseille, France. A three screen version of Leda and the Swan, 2019 will have its premiere screening at the festival in November, 2020.

The Archive to Come is an on-line and in the gallery exhibition of moving image work at Telematic Media Arts in San Francisco, developed by artist, Carla Gannis, and, curator, Clark Buckner, as an outgrowth of Carla’s evolving wwwunderkammer project, to reimagine the digital archive in the face of a global pandemic and a worldwide social justice movement. The show will open on Thursday, October 22nd and run until Thursday, December 17th, 2020. My motion capture video EULOGY, 2020 will be part of the exhibition.

RECENT TALKS

I gave a talk on the arc of my self-portraiture from 1979 to the present, at a panel on February 14th, 2019 titled Re-storying the Female Body – Contested Site: The Female Body in Contemporary Art at the CAA’s annual conference. The panel was organized by Katya Grokhovsky and took place at the New York Hilton Hotel in midtown.

PRESS FOR IN THE CUT

This review by artist Nadja Verena Marcin of IN THE CUT – The Male Body in Feminist Art, 150 Phalluses in Feminist Art Today, is now up on Hyperallergic.

I am pleased to share this first review to appear in English of IN THE CUT – The Male Body in Feminist Art, curated by Andrea Jahn at Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken in Germany, which ran through January 2019. What About the Male Body in Feminist Art? An Exhibition Examines, Widewalls, May 23, 2018

The following is a video produced by Stadgalerie Saarbrücken on the occasion of the exhibition IN THE CUT – The Male Body in Feminist Art:

This link takes you to a video that was shot at the panel discussion held at Stadgalerie Saarbrücken on the occasion of the exhibition IN THE CUT – The Male Body in Feminist Art. The panel was moderated by curator Andrea Jahn. The panel of English speaking artists took place on May 19th and included Eunice Golden, Joan Semmel, Katherine Gilje and myself. Betty Tompkins joined us via Skype. A second panel was held the next day of the German speaking artists.

REVIEWS OF the self-portrait sessions

A third review of my show in Los Angeles was just published in Entertainment Voice. The piece, titled ‘Susan Silas: the self-portrait sesssions’ Investigates the Projected Self, was written by Rachael McDonald. (July 14, 2016)

A second review of my show in Los Angeles, written by artist and writer Max King Cap, CB1 Gallery: Susan Silas, has been published in Artillery. (June 30, 2016)

I would like to share this thoughtful review of my exhibition, Susan Silas’ naked look at self-image at CB1 Gallery, written by Sharon Mizota for the L.A. Times. (June 25, 2016)