Beatrice Glow

Premiere DateJul 30, 2019
00:00 Introduction
00:39 Beatrice Glow
02:39 Now Florist
05:37 The Lenape People
08:30 Rhunhattan
35:20 For Real Now Not Pretend Ada Lea
39:53 Outro
40:10 Finish

BEATRICE GLOW is an interdisciplinary artist and multi-sensory storyteller whose work highlights human interconnectivity while amplifying stories lying in the shadows of colonialism, migration and inequality. Her practice comprises of sculptural installations, participatory performances and lectures, olfactory art, experiential technology collaborations and trilingual publishing.

She is currently a 2018-19 Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow, 2018-19 Smack Mellon Studio Program Artist and 2017-18 ZERO1 American Art Incubator lead artist to Ecuador in partnership with US Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs. She has been named 2016-17 Artist-in-Residence at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University, Honolulu Biennial 2017 artist, Wave Hill Van Lier Visual Art Fellow, Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Finalist, Hemispheric Institute Council Member, Franklin Furnace Fund grantee and US Fulbright Scholar. Solo exhibitions include “Beatrice Glow: Spice Routes/Roots,” at the Duke House with NYU Institute of Fine Arts (2017); “Aromérica Parfumeur” with Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Chile; “Lenapeway” and “The Wayfinding Project” at New York University; “Rhunhattan” at Wave Hill; and “Floating Library” — a pop-up, mobile device-free public space aboard the historic Lilac Museum Steamship —on the Hudson River.

She recently participated in group exhibitions at Smack Mellon, Brooklyn; Elizabeth for the Arts Foundation, New York; Shiva Gallery at John Jay College, New York; Park Avenue Armory, New York; Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta; Momenta Art, Brooklyn; Katzen Art Center at American University, Washington D.C.; Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx; Zebrastraat Gallery, Gent; Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York; El Museo del Barrio, New York; and Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Arequipa, Peru.

Glow is the featured artist in the July 2017 issue of Duke University Press’ Cultural Politics, has written for post at MoMA, Art Newspaper and published “Taparaco Myth,” a trilingual artist book (Chinese, English and Spanish). She has presented performance lectures at Asia Contemporary Art Week’s Field Meetings at Asia Society and Venice Biennale 2015. She regularly works with students and has presented artist talks at New York University; Columbia University; Hunter College; Concordia University; and New York Institute of Technology, amongst others. She holds a BFA in Studio Art from NYU.

All images and videos courtesy of the artist


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