Monday, April 22, 2024

Neil Goldberg

Neil Goldberg makes video, photo, mixed media and performance work that focuses on embodiment, mortality and the everyday. He’s exhibited this work at venues including The Museum of Modern Art (permanent collection), The New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, The Hammer Museum, The Museum of the City of New York, The Kitchen, The Pacific Film Archive, NGBK Kunsthalle Berlin, and El Centro de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, among others.

His work has received support from the Guggenheim Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, the Experimental Television Center, Harpo Foundation, CEC ArtsLink, Stillpoint Fund, Yaddo, and the MacDowell Colony.

He teaches at the Yale School of Art and Parsons, was resident faculty at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and have served as a visiting artist at Cooper Union, The School of Visual Arts, New York University, the Rhode Island School of Design, the MIT Media Lab, and UCLA, among others.

Be sure to see his upcoming  performances that he talked about in the interview.  They will be at Cristin Tierney Gallery in connection with the group exhibition Indirect Representations. The performances are Thursdays March 30th, April 6th, and April 13th at 7:00 pm and are free. The gallery is at 540 West 28th Street. 

Here are the books mentioned in the interview ; Jacqueline Novak, How to Weep In PublicSarah Schulman, Conflict is Not AbuseTed Steinberg, Gotham Unbound.

Neil Goldberg, Drag Queen Studio Visits (Jackie Beat), single channel video, ongoing series.
Neil Goldberg, Inhibited Bites, video installation and performance, ongoing.
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