5 to 6 pm ET
In the Studio: Elise Rasmussen
Watch the video: Americas Society hosted the Canadian artist on Instagram Live on November 12 to discuss her practice.
Elise Rasmussen in conversation with Natalia Viera Salgado, assistant curator of Visual Arts, as part of Canada Culture Week.
Join us live on Instagram from your cell phone, or watch on YouTube after, for a series of remote visits to artists' studios to bring Americas Society's Visual Arts public programs to your home. Every other Wednesday this month, contemporary artists will dialogue with our Visual Arts department about their work and practice.
About the artist:
Elise Rasmussen is a research-based artist working with lens-based media. She has exhibited, performed, and screened her work internationally including venues such as the Brooklyn Museum, the Bronx Museum, Pioneer Works (New York), Night Gallery (Los Angeles), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), Sharjah Art Foundation (UAE), Institute of Modern Art (Brisbane), Dazibao (Montreal), and the Doris McCarthy Gallery at the University of Toronto. Elise received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has been an artist in residence at a number of institutions including the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Dublin), the Nirox Foundation (South Africa), La Becque (Switzerland), LMCC (New York), Shandaken Projects (Storm King), SOMA (Mexico City), the Banff Centre (Alberta) and she was a 2016 Fellow in the Art & Law Program (New York). Elise has been written about in publications such as Art in America, BOMB Magazine, Hyperallergic, Canadian Art and the New Inquiry, and has received grants and awards from the Jerome Foundation, the Canada Council for the Arts, NYFA/NYSCA, Contact Photography Festival, and the American Austrian Foundation. Born in Edmonton, Canada, Elise lives in Brooklyn, NY and Los Angeles, CA. She is currently part of the Biennial of Contemporary Art at the Art Gallery of Alberta (Edmonton) and has upcoming screenings and exhibitions at JOAN (Los Angeles), Dazibao (Montreal) and Gallery 44 (Toronto).
More digital content from Visual Arts at Americas Society:
- Read the exhibition catalogue for Feliciano Centurión: Abrigo.
- Watch the documentary Feliciano Centurión: Abrazo Íntimo al Natural, directed by Mon Ross (2016).
- Watch videos of recent events:
- Art at a Distance: Promoting Visual Arts during the Health Crisis
- Curator's Perspective – Jacopo Crivelli Visconti
- "I Am Reborn at Every Moment" – Contemporary Reflections on Feliciano Centurión and AIDS
- Ulises Carrión – Art, Mail, Books, and So…
- Book Launch: Alejandra Seeber – Picture This Featuring the Artist in Conversation with Guillermo Kuitca
The Canada Culture Week is co-presented by Americas Society and the Consulate General of Canada in New York.
The MetLife Foundation Music of the Americas concert series is made possible by the generous support of Presenting Sponsor MetLife Foundation.
The Fall 2020 Music program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Additional support for the 2019 production of Kopernikus was provided by the Consulate General of Canada in New York, the Québec Government Office in New York, and The Amphion Foundation, Inc.