May 23, 2010
Crosby Street Hotel, New York
AKTIONSART presents Sue de Beer at the Crosby Street Hotel: a private screening of “The Quickening” and “Sister” in the movie theater, followed by a conversation with the artist and Alissa Bennett.
Sue de Beer has exhibited her work nationally and internationally in such venues as the New Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, PS1/MOMA, the Brooklyn Museum, Marianne Boesky, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions in Los Angeles, the Reina Sofia in Madrid, the Neue Gallerie in Austria, the MuHKA Museum in Antwerp, and the Museum of Modern Art, Busan, in Busan, South Korea. De Beer’s work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the New Museum for Contemporary Art, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Goetz Collection. She received her M.F.A. from Columbia University in 1998 and lives and works in NYC.
Writer Alissa Bennett’s work has appeared in exhibition catalogues at Anton Kern Gallery, Team Gallery, and numerous small press publications and literary quarterlies. She wrote the script for Sister, which we just saw. Her work is regularly commissioned by Sue de Beer as well as fellow video artist Aida Ruilova. Alissa lives and works in New York.