Suzanne Lacy

Suzanne Lacy is chair of the Graduate Public Practice Program at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. Her installations, video, and performance focus on social themes. A recent project in Quito, Ecuador de tu Puña y Letra, on the subject of male violence, was held in a bull-fight arena; and Between the Door and the Street took over a Brooklyn street and was sponsored by Creative Time. Recent projects include Cleaning Conditions: An Homage to Allan Kaprow for the Manchester Art Gallery; and The Tattooed Skeleton, at the Museo Nacional Centro Reina Sofia. Also known for her writing, Lacy edited Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art, and authored Leaving Art: Writings on Performance, Politics, and Publics, 1974-2007, essays published by Duke University Press. Lacy has exhibited at the Tate Modern; Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles; and Museo Pecci in Milano, Italy. Her PhD is from Robert Gordon University in 2013.

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