Geo Wyeth

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Geo Wyeth (born 1984) is a transgender mixed-race, black American [1] musician and performance artist known for soundscapes works that explore "the oddities of living in a body and the possibilities of transcending it". Based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (2017)[2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

Geo Wyeth was born in New York, New York in 1984[4] and grew up in Hell's Kitchen New York City.[5] He received a BA from Yale University.[6]

Work[edit]

Wyeth's work combines installation, music and performance[7] in which handmade sets and unusual costumes join with absurd storytelling[8] in performances that break down the boundaries between the audience and the performer and create an experience of communal intimacy.[9]

Wyeth is cofounder of the art music collective PACK.[5]

Awards and Fellowships[edit]

Among the honors which Geo Wyeth has earned are:

Selected Performances[edit]

Wyeth has presented performances at art institutions including MoMA PS1, The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The New Museum, LA MoCA.[13]

Solo performances / projects:

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], Loose Ties, February 2019 "Geo Wyeth: On Irreverence, Repurposed Land, and a Mood Crystallized"
  2. ^ Burton, Johanna (2018). Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon. New Museum. p. 356. ISBN 978-0915557165.
  3. ^ Frank, Priscilla. "Genderqueer And Trans Artists Breaking Down Barriers In Art". Huffington Post. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Geo Wyeth". Rijksakademie vanbeeldende kunsten. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  5. ^ a b Erickson-Schroth, Laura (editor) (2014). Trans Bodies, Trans Selves. Google Books: Oxford University Press. p. 549. ISBN 978-0199325351. Retrieved 7 March 2019.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  6. ^ "Geo Wyeth "PEOPLE, NOW THAT WE'RE ALONE"". New York Art Beat. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Geo Wyeth". Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  8. ^ Bowen, Effie (July 6, 2012). "DISCOVERY: GEO WYETH". Interview Magazine. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  9. ^ Forster, Ian (Jun 18, 2018). "Staff Pick: Geo Wyeth". Art21. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Deltaworkers – New Orleans, Verenigde Staten". Mondriaan Fonds. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  11. ^ "Grantees: Geo Wyeth". art matters. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  12. ^ "Past Grantees: Geo Wyeth". Jerome Foundation. Retrieved 7 March 2019.
  13. ^ "Study Sessions: Geo Wyeth". Whitney Museum of American Art. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  14. ^ "Geo Wyeth: I'm a Chip/Make This Music Disappear". Kunstencentrum BUDA. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  15. ^ "Geo Wyeth: Juice CrosxxxSing". New Museum. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  16. ^ "Geo Wyeth, Storm Excellent Salad". MoMA PS1. Retrieved 9 March 2019.

External links[edit]

Official website
Geo Wyeth Interview in Huffington Post