Ken Feingold

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KEN FEINGOLD (USA, 1952) has been exhibiting his work in film, video, objects, and installations since 1974. After first studying at Antioch College (Yellow Springs, Ohio), he received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees in "Post-Studio Art" from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Valencia, CA. Among the numerous awards and honors Feingold has received are a Rockefeller Foundation Media Arts Fellowship (2003) and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship (2004). He has taught at Princeton University and Cooper Union, among other institutions. His work "Interior" (1997) was commissioned for the first ICC Biennale '97, Tokyo; "Seance Box No.1" was produced by the ZKM Karlsruhe and shown in the exhibition "net_condition" (1999—2000); and "Head" (2000) was commissioned for the exhibition "Alien Intelligence" (Feb-May 2000) by the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki. His work "If/Then" (2001) was included in the Whitney Biennial 2002, and three of his installations were in the Corcoran Biennial 2002. "Self Portrait as the Center of the Universe" (1998 — 2001) was shown at Tate Liverpool in "Art, Lies and Videotape: Exposing Performance" (2004), and a "mid-career survey" of his work was on view at Ace Gallery in Los Angeles between October 2005 and February 2006. His works are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (Film Study Collection), NY; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Kiasma, Helsinki; ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, and others. He has traveled widely, living for extended periods of time in India, Japan, and Argentina and working for shorter periods in many other countries. He lives in New York City.