Lucy Kerr

Lucy Kerr is an artist working through performance, film, video, installation, and curation. She received a dual MFA in Film/Video and Art from California Institute of the Arts on the Lillian Disney Scholarship, where she also received a Research and Practice Fellowship. Kerr received a B.A in Philosophy and a B.A. in Dance and Choreography from The University of Texas at Austin and was the grand prize winner of the University Co-op / George H. Mitchell Awards for Academic Excellence. She has received commissions from LA Dance Project and Mono No Aware and the Center for Performance Research. Her projects have been presented by FIDMarseille, San Sebastian International Film Festival, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, La Mama, The Brooklyn Museum, REDCAT, Anthology Film Archives, Navel Los Angeles, LA Dance Project and Francois Ghebaly Gallery, The McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, The MAK Center Los Angeles, The MATCH Houston, Echo Park Film Center, IDIO Gallery, Brooklyn Studios for Dance, The Chimney NYC, and others. Her work has been supported by Austin Film Society, Dance Films Association and CalArts and her work has been featured in ArtForum, Hyperallergic, Brooklyn Magazine, and VICE. She has curated programs at Brooklyn Studios for Dance, Now Instant Image Hall, Blum and Poe, Vorspiel-transmediale Berlin, and California Institute of the Arts. Kerr is the co-founder and co-curator of the artistic research and curation group OKTA Collective, with Alisi Telengut and Dovile Aleksaite.

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