Molly Valentine Dierks

Premiere DateJan 15, 2019
00:00 Introduction
00:41 Molly Valentine Dierks
02:27 Your Small Town Foxwarren
05:16 Advancing Technology and the Body
11:02 Psychology and Digital Romance
17:19 Moon Tether Bubble Raft
23:02 Re: Production Series
28:47 Test Tube Babies
35:57 Firefly Wussy
40:44 Outro
41:05 Finish

Molly Valentine Dierks is a Texas-based artist who explores the expanding field of sculpture through her work across media including performance, installation and digital media.

Molly received her BA in Behavioral Psychology from Dartmouth College, a Post Baccalaureate degree in Sculpture and Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University and her MFA in Art and Design from the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan.

She has participated in exhibitions nationally (including in New York City, Detroit and Los Angeles) and internationally (South Korea and Russia). Her work has been included in exhibitions by prestigious institutions such as the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, University of Michigan Museum of Modern Art, the Kunsthalle Detroit Museum of Contemporary Art, the Fort Worth Community Arts Center and 500x Gallery in Dallas, Texas.

Molly’s sculptures and installations have been featured in Southern Magazine, the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit’s ‘Post Industrial Complex’, the University of Michigan’s site on digital media artists, the Czong Institute for Contemporary Art’s Art Yellow Book, Designboom, Opumo Fashion Magazine, and Peripheral Visions Arts.

She is currently an Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Tarleton State University.

All images and video courtesy of the artist


Moon Tether Bubble Raft from Molly Valentine Dierks on Vimeo.

Moon Tether Bubble Raft

Moon Tether Bubble Raft

Never Let Me Go

Test-Tube Babies

Test Tube Babies

Digital Romance

Cart from Lowe’s (Re:Production Series)

 

 

 

 

 

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