Autumn Knight --Whitney Biennial Artist 2019
Wednesday, April 24 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. A&S 2-72
Autumn Knight is an interdisciplinary artist working with performance, installation and text. Her performance work has been in exhibitions at various institutions in the United States, including DiverseWorks (TX), Crystal Bridges Museum (AR), The New Museum (NY), The Contemporary Art Museum Houston (TX), Institute of Contemporary Art at VCU and a solo exhibition at Krannert Art Museum (IL). Knight has been Artist in Residence with In-Situ (Brierfield, UK), Galveston Artist Residency (Texas, USA), YICA (Yamaguchi, Japan), Artpace (Texas, USA), and The Studio Museum in Harlem (New York City, USA). She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and holds an MA in Drama Therapy from New York University.
Knight’s performance work addresses themes of race and identity using humor, group dynamics and interpersonal relations. Her work is deeply interdisciplinary, spanning theatre, dance, text and visual art.
Knight's lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Art and a mini-grant from the Office of Inclusive Excellence at Georgia College.