Katy McCarthy

Premiere DateJun 4, 2019
00:00 Introduction
00:37 Katy McCarthy
01:53 Top of the Mountain Half Stack
06:47 Such Lonely Country
18:17 Posers
26:30 Cyberchondriacs Anonymous
29:58 The Katy Boundary
37:11 Love Trade Gemma
41:26 Outro
41:47 Finish

Katy McCarthy is an artist based in Brooklyn and working primarily in video and sculpture. Her work laminates historical moments with contemporary experience, often focusing on the role of historicization and the politics of gender and identity. She has been included in exhibitions at Cluster Gallery; Sleep Center Gallery, New York; Flux Factory; Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Museum; Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Tiger Strike Asteroid, Los Angeles; Maxon Mills; and the Military Museum in Belgrade. Her videos have screened at NURTUREart’s 2018 Single Channel: Video Art Festival, Hunter Video Festival, and Queens Boulevard Film Festival. She has been an artist-in-residence at SOHO20 Residency Lab, Grin City, Iowa, and The Wassaic Project in Wassaic, NY. She was the 2018 recipient of the St. Elmo Arts Residency at UT Austin, Texas. She received her MFA from Hunter College where she was the recipient of the Kossak Fellowship.

All images and videos courtesy of the artist

SUCH LONELY COUNTRY (excerpt) from Katy McCarthy on Vimeo.

SUCH LONELY COUNTRY (excerpt) from Katy McCarthy on Vimeo.

Cyberchondriacs Anonymous from Katy McCarthy on Vimeo.

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