WHAT TO COLLECT # 18. SONDRA PERRY

Sondra Perry is an American artist who was born in 1986. Sondra Perry has had numerous gallery and museum exhibitions, including at the New Museum of Contemporary Art and at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. There have been numerous articles about Sondra Perry, including ‘Sondra Perry’s Typhoon wrenches my soul but Ian Cheng’s AI is merely soulless – review’ written by Jonathan Jones for The Guardian in 2018.

Masks and Global African Art, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, 2015; A Curious Blindness, Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, New York (2015); Of Present Bodies, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington VA (2014); and Young, Gifted, & Black: Transforming Visual Media, The Camera Club of New York (2012). Perry performed Sondra Perry & Associate Make Pancakes and Shame the Devil at the Artist’s Institute, New York, in 2015. The artist’s work has been screened at venues such as Les Voutes, Paris, France; Light Industry, New York; Video Art and Experimental Film Festival, Tribeca Cinemas, New York; Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Shenyang China; and LOOP Barcelona Media Arts Festival. Perry was a panelist at Black Artists on Social Media at the Brooklyn Museum, NY. In 2014 Perry was Guest Lecturer at the School of Visual Arts, New York, for the course History, Theory, and Practice of the Image. Perry has participated in residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Vermont Studio Center, Ox-bow, and the Experimental Television Center. Perry is currently based in Houston, Texas as part of the artist-in-residence program CORE at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Articles

https://frieze.com/article/we-might-not-need-another-hero-do-we-need-another-fair-middling-biennial

https://www.mutualart.com/Artist/Sondra-Perry/A53ED27C8C149F1C/Articles

http://www.mutualart.com/ExternalArticle/Sondra-Perry-Wins-Seattle-Art-Museums-20/EDDF97EB7293BC0B

Credit Photo illustration by Adam Ferriss. Source photograph by Jean-Erick Pasquier/Gamma-Rapho, via Getty Images.
Sondra Perry’s ‘TK (Suspicious Glorious Absence)’ at the Serpentine Gallery CREDIT: HEATHCLIFF O’MALLEY
Credit Photo illustration by Adam Ferriss. Source photograph by View Pictures/UIG, via Getty Images.

Sondra Perry, “Graft and Ash for a Three Monitor Workstation” (still, 2016, courtesy of the artist)
Installation view of Typhoon Coming On (© 2018 Mike Din, photo courtesy Serpentine Sackler Gallery)