Nina Katchadourian is an interdisciplinary artist whose work includes video, performance, sound, sculpture, photography and public projects. Her video Accent Elimination was included at the 2015 Venice Biennale in the Armenian pavilion, which won the Golden Lion for Best National Participation. Group exhibitions have included shows at the Serpentine Gallery, Turner Contemporary, de Appel, Palais de Tokyo, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Turku Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, ICA Philadelphia, Brooklyn Museum, Artists Space, SculptureCenter, and MoMA PS1. A solo museum survey of her work entitled “Curiouser” is on view at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, TX from March 12- June 11th. “Curiouser” will travel to the Cantor Center at Stanford Univeristy in September 2017 and to the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU in Richmond, VA in April 2018. An accompanying monograph, also entitled “Curiouser,” is available from Tower Books.
Katchadourian completed a commission entitled “Floater Theater” for the Exploratorium in San Francisco in 2016 which is now permanently on view. In 2016 Katchadourian created “Dust Gathering,” an audio tour on the subject of dust, for the Museum of Modern Art as part of their program “Artists Experiment. “Dust Gathering” is on view until April 21, 2017. Katchadourian’s work is public and private collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Blanton Museum of Art, Morgan Library, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Margulies Collection, and Saatchi Gallery. She has won grants and awards from the the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Anonymous Was a Woman Foundation, the Tiffany Foundation, the American-Scandinavian Foundation, and the Nancy Graves Foundation. Katchadourian lives and works in Brooklyn and she is an associate professor on the faculty of NYU Gallatin. She is represented by Catharine Clark gallery.Watch video of lecture