SAIC: Frozen IN>TENSITIES – Anthea Behm

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Frozen IN>TENSITIES: Anthea Behm

37 S Wabash Ave
Sharp Building, Room 326
January 8th, 4:15


Anthea Behm received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and BFA from the College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Australia. Behm’s work has been exhibited and screened at Socrates Sculpture Park, New York; The Dedalus Foundation, New York; Smack Mellon, New York; The Kadist Foundation, San Francisco; the Frye Art Museum, Seattle; Vox Populi, Philadelphia; the Centre for Contemporary Art, Singapore; the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki; and Artspace, Sydney, Australia. Upcoming are solo exhibitions at Threewalls, Chicago; and Minerva, Sydney. Behm has participated in the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, the Core Program, Museum of Fine Art Houston, and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Reviews of her work have appeared in The New York Times, X-TRA, Kaleidoscope, and Art & Australia, and her writing has been published in Feminism Reframed: Reflections on Art and Difference, Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Behm is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida.


During this winter residency at the Sullivan Galleries, several international guest artists create collaborative performance projects with current SAIC students. Through museological explorations, temporary installations, live negotiations, prompts and experiments in body movement, Frozen IN>TENSITIES explores public presence and the role of the performative archive.

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